Best quotes by the American Military General George Patton

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
  • Bravery

The more you sweat in battle, the less you bleed in war.
  • goals

Always do more than is required of you.
  • Service

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



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

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

If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn't thinking.
  • Thought

Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
  • Challenges

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
  • Sports

A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
  • Planning

There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to your fear.
  • Fear

A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
  • Planning

The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence.
  • Confidence

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

Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash.
  • Risk

Fatigue makes cowards of us all.
  • Work

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

Human beings are made up of flesh and blood, and a miracle fiber called courage.
  • Running

If I do my full duty, the rest will take care of itself.
  • Duty

If a man has done his best, what else is there?
  • Effort

A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.
  • Work

There's only one proper way for a professional soldier to die. That's from the last bullet, of the last battle, of the last war.
  • War

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.
  • Will

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.
  • Fear

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

I do not fear failure. I only fear the slowing up of the engine inside of me which is pounding, saying, Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you?
  • Mistakes

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.
  • War


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