George S. Patton Quotes.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
If a man does his best, what else is there?
Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn’t give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed. That’s why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war.
If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you’ll be amazed at the results.
You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.
Do not try to make circumstances fit your plans. Make plans that fit the circumstances.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That’s the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead!
Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more.
You just wait and see. The lily-livered b*stards in Washington will demobilize. They’ll say they’ve made the world safe for democracy again. The Russians are not such d*mned fools. They’ll rebuild; and with modern weapons.
Always do everything you ask of those you command.
All very successful commanders are prima donnas and must be so treated.
Give me an Army of West Point graduates and I’ll win a battle… Give me a handful of Texas Aggies and I’ll win a war.
Moral courage is the most valuable and usually the most absent characteristic in men
Battle is an orgy of disorder.
Do your damnedest in an ostentatious manner all the time.
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.