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Duke Of Wellington Arthur Wellesley Quotes

(1769-1852), British Statesman, Military Leader

I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me.

Category: Army And Navy

We have in the service the scum of the earth as common soldiers.

Category: Army And Navy

When my journal appears, many statues must come down.

Category: Biography

Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious.

Category: Discretion

Educate people without religion and you make them but clever devils.

Category: Education

Hard pounding, gentlemen: but we shall see who can pound the longest.

Category: Endurance

To define it rudely but not ineptly, engineering is the art of doing that well with one dollar, which any bungler can do with two after a fashion.

Category: Engineering

Habit is ten times nature.

Category: Habit

The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.

Category: Prayer

Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won.

Category: Victory