Quotes by George S. Patton

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I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence.
If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn't thinking.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.
Always do more than is required of you.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.
If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
If a man has done his best, what else is there?
A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.
Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash.
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.
A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.
There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to your fear.
Fatigue makes cowards of us all.
Human beings are made up of flesh and blood, and a miracle fiber called courage.
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?
We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
If I do my full duty, the rest will take care of itself.

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