Facts about George S. Patton USA Flag

Summary

George S. Patton was a famous Soldier from USA, who lived between November 11, 1885 and December 21, 1945. He became 60 years old.

Biography

George Smith Patton, Jr. (born in San Gabriel, California, USA, died in Heidelberg, Germany) was a prominent American general during World War II. He died at the military hospital in Heidelberg in Germany after being the victim of a car accident.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 34 quotes who is written / told by George, under the main topics: History, Imagination, Success, War.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_S._Patton

Famous quotes by George S. Patton (34)


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"Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash"
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"Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable"
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"Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more"
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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country"
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"Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity"
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"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived"
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"Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom"
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"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking"
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"Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle"
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"A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood"
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"The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his"
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"You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals"
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"Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory"
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"Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets"
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"There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear"
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"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results"
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"If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened"
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"If a man has done his best, what else is there?"
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"If a man does his best, what else is there?"
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"I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom"
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"Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results"
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"Do your damnedest in an ostentatious manner all the time"
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"Courage is fear holding on a minute longer"
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"Better to fight for something than live for nothing"
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"Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood"
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"Battle is an orgy of disorder"
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"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"
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"Always do everything you ask of those you command"
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"All very successful commanders are prima donnas and must be so treated"
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"Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory"
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"A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end"
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"A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week"
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"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!"
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"The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom"


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