George Patton Quotes


21 George Patton quotes:



"I would rather have a good plan today than a perfect plan two weeks from now."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"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?"
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"If I do my full duty, the rest will take care of itself."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"Courage is fear holding on a minute longer."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"If man does his best what else is there?"
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won't."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Enemies Quotes
"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."
"It seems to me a certainty that the fatalistic teachings of Mohammed and the utter degradation of the Arab women are the outstanding causes for the arrested development of the Arab. He is exactly as he was around the year 700, while we have been developing."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Body Quotes
"A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Blood Quotes
"Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Competition Quotes
"A man must know his destiny… if he does not recognize it, then he is lost. By this I mean, once, twice, or at the very most, three times, fate will reach out and tap a man on the shoulder… if he has the imagination, he will turn around and fate will point out to him what fork in the road he should take, if he has the guts, he will take it."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Destiny Quotes
"A man must know his destiny if he does not recognize it, then he is lost. By this I mean, once, twice, or at the very most, three times, fate will reach out and tap a man on the shoulder if he has the imagination, he will turn around and fate will point out to him what fork in the road he should take, if he has the guts, he will take it."
"You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Goals Quotes
"Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of the men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"Always do more than is required of you."
Author: Patton Quotes Category: Service Quotes
"We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way."



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