sergerca - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.]]> <![CDATA[You are male by birth, but men by choice.]]> <![CDATA[We can learn from history on condition that we understand it is history.]]> <![CDATA[Genuine tolerance does not mean ignoring differences as if differences made no difference. Genuine tolerance means engaging differences within a bond of civility and respect.]]> <![CDATA[Politics is chiefly a function of culture, at the heart of culture is morality, and at the heart of morality is religion.]]> <![CDATA[Where orthodoxy is optional, orthodoxy will sooner or later be proscribed]]> <![CDATA[All my life I have prayed to God that I should remain religiously orthodox, culturally conservative, politically liberal and economically pragmatic.]]> <![CDATA[What is the good of experience if you do not reflect.]]> <![CDATA[It is true that I must run a great risk; no gallant action was ever accomplished without danger.]]> <![CDATA[I work in minutes, not in hours.]]> <![CDATA[It is fortunate that war is so terrible, lest we become to fond of it.]]> <![CDATA[The things that the flag stands for were created by the experiences of a great people. Everything that it stands for was written by their lives. The flag is the embodiment not of sentiment, but of history.]]> <![CDATA[There can be no fifty-fifty Americanism in this country. There is room here for only one hundred percent Americanism.]]> <![CDATA[People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest.]]> <![CDATA[Nobility doesn't lie in surpassing the other man, but in surpassing the previous self.]]> <![CDATA[Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion, but the tranquil ad steady dedication of a lifetime.]]> <![CDATA[Leadership: the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.]]> <![CDATA[Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.]]> <![CDATA[To be prepared for War is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.]]> <![CDATA[Ideas have consequences and bad ideas can have lethal consequences.]]> <![CDATA[Once you have made up your mind, stick to it; there is no longer any 'if' or 'but'.]]> <![CDATA[I may be accused or rashness, but not sluggishness.]]> <![CDATA[What our sword has won in half a year, our sword must guard for half a century.]]> <![CDATA[The man who is prepared has his battle half fought.]]> <![CDATA[True wisdom for a general is vigorous determination.]]> <![CDATA[We will either find a way, or make one.]]> <![CDATA[There is nobody more terrible than the desperate.]]> <![CDATA[It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.]]> <![CDATA[An army of lions commanded by a deer will never be an army of lions.]]> <![CDATA[I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.]]> <![CDATA[There are no bad regiments; there are only bad colonels.]]> <![CDATA[One of the first regulations might be to think.]]> <![CDATA[My center is giving away, my right is pushed back, situation excellent, I am attacking.]]> <![CDATA[If I do my full duty, the rest will take care of itself.]]> <![CDATA[Duty is ours; consequences our God's.]]> <![CDATA[The plan was smooth on paper, only they forgot about the ravines.]]> <![CDATA[It is not enough to give orders they must be obeyed.]]> <![CDATA[Luck in the long run is only given to the efficient.]]> <![CDATA[I base my calculations on the expectation that luck will be against me]]> <![CDATA[Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.]]> <![CDATA[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.]]> <![CDATA[If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.]]> <![CDATA[Fatigue makes cowards of us all.]]> <![CDATA[If a man has done his best, what else is there?]]>