11+ Patrick MacGill Quotes On Education, Success And Success And Failure
Few men could explain why they enlisted, and if they attempted they might only prove that they had done as a politician said the electorate does, the right thing from the wrong motive. — Patrick MacGill
I am one of the million or more male residents of the United Kingdom, who a year ago had no special yearning towards military life, but who joined the army after war was declared. — Patrick MacGill
A clock struck out the hour of twelve, and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we marched out to the roadway, and followed our merry pipers home to town. — Patrick MacGill
The soldiers' last meal is generally served out about five o'clock in the afternoon, sometimes earlier; and a stretch of fourteen hours intervenes between then and breakfast. — Patrick MacGill
Even the distribution of rations leaves much to be desired; the fatigue party, well-intentioned and sympathetic though it be, often finds itself short of provisions. — Patrick MacGill
There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet, something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips, wells up in the traveller's being. — Patrick MacGill
Marching thus at night, a battalion is doubly impressive. The silent monster is full of restrained power; resolute in its onward sweep, impervious to danger, it looks a menacing engine of destruction, steady to its goal, and certain of its mission. — Patrick MacGill
Save for minor ailments and accident, my battalion is practically immune from sickness; colds come and go as a matter of course, sprains and cuts claim momentary attention, but otherwise the health of the battalion is perfect. — Patrick MacGill
To the soldier, luck is merely another word for skill. — Patrick MacGill
Divisional exercise is a great game of make-believe. — Patrick MacGill
Every battalion has its marching songs. — Patrick MacGill
Life Lessons by Patrick MacGill
- Patrick MacGill's work demonstrates the power of storytelling to bring attention to the plight of the poor and disenfranchised.
- His work also shows the importance of empathy and understanding in order to accurately portray the struggles of those living in poverty.
- Finally, MacGill's work highlights the importance of giving voice to those who are often overlooked or ignored by society.
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