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George S. Patton Quotes

(1885-1945), American Army General during World War II

A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.

Category: Blood

Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.

Category: Challenges

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

Category: Courage

If a man has done his best, what else is there?

Category: Effort

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

Category: Failure

You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.

Category: Goals

Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people. Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.

Category: Leaders And Leadership

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?''

Category: Mistakes

Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.

Category: Order

A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.

Category: Planning

A good plan violently executed right now is far better than a perfect plan executed next week.

Category: Planning

Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash.

Category: Risk

The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence.

Category: Self-confidence

Always do more than is required of you.

Category: Service