George S. Patton

George Smith Patton, Jr. (also George Smith Patton III) GCB, OBE (November 11, 1885 - December 21, 1945) was a distinguished and controversial U.S. Army officer

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A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.
A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.
Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
Don't be a fool and die for your country. Let the other sonofabitch die for his.
Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
Don't tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
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?
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
If a man does his best, what more is there to ask for?
If a man has done his best, what else is there?
If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn't thinking.
If man does his best what else is there?
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.
We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
When in doubt, observe and ask questions. When certain, observe at length and ask many more questions.

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