George Smith Patton quotes

 quotes - I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

“I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.”

— George Smith Patton

 quotes - Better to fight for something than live for nothing.

“Better to fight for something than live for nothing.”

— George Smith Patton

 quotes - Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.

“Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.”

— George Smith Patton

 quotes - Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.

“Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.”

— George Smith Patton

“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.”

— George Smith Patton

“It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.”

— George Smith Patton

“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.”

— George Smith Patton

“The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.”

— George Smith Patton

“A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.”

— George Smith Patton

“If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results.”

— George Smith Patton

“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.”

— George Smith Patton

“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”

— George Smith Patton

“We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.”

— George Smith Patton

“The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.”

— George Smith Patton

“Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.”

— George Smith Patton

“You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.”

— George Smith Patton

“Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.”

— George Smith Patton

“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.”

— George Smith Patton

“Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.”

— George Smith Patton

“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!”

— George Smith Patton

“Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.”

— George Smith Patton

“Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.”

— George Smith Patton

“Always do everything you ask of those you command.”

— George Smith Patton

“Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack.”

— George Smith Patton

“A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.”

— George Smith Patton

“Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.”

— George Smith Patton

“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.”

— George Smith Patton

“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.”

— George Smith Patton

“Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more.”

— George Smith Patton

“There is only one sort of discipline, perfect discipline.”

— George Smith Patton
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