In bygone days, commanders were taught that when in doubt, they should march their troops towards the sound of gunfire. I intend to march my troops towards the sound of gunfire.
~ Joseph Grimond
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So the important thing in a military operation is victory, not persistence.
~ Sun Tzu
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In peace prepare for war, in war prepare for peace. The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence under no circumstances can it be neglected.
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We don't thrive on military acts. We do them because we have to, and thank God we are efficient.
~ Golda Meir (May 03, 1898 - December 08, 1978)
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Captain, my religious belief teaches me to feel as safe in battle as in bed. God has fixed the time for my death. I do not concern myself about that, but to be always ready, no matter when it may overtake me. That is the way all men should live, and then all would be equally brave
~ Thomas J. Jackson
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If even dying is to be made a social function, then, grant me the favor of sneaking out on tiptoe without disturbing the party
~ Dag Hammarskjöld
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There could be no honor in sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.
~ T. E. Lawrence
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Experience is the best teacher.
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