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Letter "A" » army
«Do not conquer the world with force, for force only causes resistance. Thorns spring up when an army passes. Years of misery follow a great victory. Do only what needs to be done without using violence.»
«Give me an army of West Point graduates and I'll win a battle. Give me a handful of Texas Aggies, and I'll win the war.»
Author: General George S. Patton
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«Everyone imposes his own system as far as his army can reach.»
«For I say unto you in all sadness of conviction that to think great thoughts you must be heroes as well as idealists. Only when you have worked alone / when you have felt around you are a black gulf of solitude more isolating than that which surrounds the dying man, and in hope and despair have trusted to your own unshaken will / then only can you gain the secret isolated joy of the thinker, who knows that a hundred years after he is dead and forgotten men who have never heard of him will be moving to the measure of his thought / the subtle rapture of postponed power, which the world knows not because it has no external trappings, but which to his prophetic vision is more real than that which commands an army. And if this joy should not be yours, still it is only thus you can know that you have done what lay in you to do / can say that you have lived, and be ready for the end.»
Author: Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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«How long was I in the army? Five foot eleven.»
«An army of asses led by a lion is better than an army of lions led by an ass»
«Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.»
«A great war leaves the country with three armies - an army of cripples, an army of mourners, and an army of thieves»
«An army marches on it's stomach»
«Every man who expresses an honest thought is a soldier in the army of intellectual liberty»