Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Famous quotes by Soldiers
"Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash"
"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts; therefore guard accordingly"
"We took this challenge before our Lord and our conscience, and it must be done, because this man, Hitler, he is the ultimate evil"
"If our most highly qualified General Staff officers had been told to work out the most nonsensical high level organization for war which they could think of, they could not have produced anything more stupid that that which we have at present"
"We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past"
"First, take the government of the Indians out of politics; second, let the laws of the Indians be the same as those of the whites; third, give the Indian the ballot"
"When I jerked it out the head remained in my leg, where it remains still. There were a couple of inches of blood on the shaft of the arrow when I pulled it out"
"Ambition may be defined as the willingness to receive any number of hits on the nose"
"My purpose was to get leave to bring my party into the settlements in order to outfit and to obtain the supplies that had now become necessary"
"The sword is very handsome. I am too old and infirm, as you see, to ever use a sword again, but I am glad that my old mother state has not entirely forgotten me"
"If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results"
"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"
"If a man has done his best, what else is there?"
"If a man does his best, what else is there?"
"I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom"
"Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results"
"Do your damnedest in an ostentatious manner all the time"
"Courage is fear holding on a minute longer"
"Better to fight for something than live for nothing"
"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"
"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"
"Always do everything you ask of those you command"
"All very successful commanders are prima donnas and must be so treated"
"Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory"
"A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end"
"A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week"
"You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals"
"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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