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"
"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!"
"The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom"
"Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable"
"Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more"
"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"
"Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity"
"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived"
"You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals"
"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"
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