George S. Patton Quotes


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George S. Patton
George S. Patton

Known for carrying his trademark ivory handled pistols into battle, George S. Patton is one of the most highly respected field commanders in U.S. history. Born in 1885, Patton became the Mounted Service School's first Master of the Sword, learning swordsmanship from the French. His first taste of battle came during General Pershing's expedition to Mexico where he fended off numerous attack…

Date of Birth: November 11, 1885
Date of Death: December 21, 1945


Found 11 quotes by George S. Patton .
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"Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom." George S. Patton
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"The most vital quality a soldier can possess is self-confidence." George S. Patton
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Self-confidence   

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"Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory." George S. Patton
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Challenges   

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"Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results." George S. Patton
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"There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to your fear." George S. Patton
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Fear   

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"Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash." George S. Patton
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Risk   

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"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?''" George S. Patton
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Mistakes   

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"If everyone is thinking alike then somebody isn't thinking." George S. Patton
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Thoughts And Thinking   

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"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." George S. Patton
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"A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow." George S. Patton
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Planning   

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