The only thing I am afraid of is fear.
The whole art of war consists of guessing at what is on the other side of the hill
Being born in a stable does not make one a horse
Publish and be damned
The battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton
Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils
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.
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won
Habit is ten times nature.
All the business of war, and indeed all the business of life, is to endeavour to find out what you don't know by what you do; that's what I called guessing what was at the other side of the hill.
I never saw so many shocking bad hats in my life.
During the Peninsula War, I heard a Portuguese general address his troops before a battle with the words, Remember men, you are Portuguese!
I am not only not prepared to bring forward any measure of this nature, but I will at once declare that, as far as I am concerned, as long as I hold any station in the Government of the country, I shall always feel it my duty to resist such measures when proposed by others.
It is not the business of generals to shoot one another.