Quotations that match 'generals'.

Then, again, the ability to organize and conduct industrial, commercial, or financial enterprises is rare; the great captains of industry are as rare as great generals. William Graham Sumner
[ Ability Again Captains Commercial Conduct Enterprises Financial Generals Great Industrial Industry Organize Rare Then]
I can make more generals, but horses cost money. Abraham Lincoln
[ Cost Generals Horses Make Money More]
I made all my generals out of mud. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Generals Made Mud Out]
Mad, is he? Then I hope he will bite some of my other generals. King George II
[ Bite Generals Hope Mad Other Some Then Will]
For long, history was mainly political history, and historical narrative was confined to an account of the most important crises in political life, or to an account of wars and great generals. Michael I. Rostovtzeff
[ Account Confined Crises Generals Great Historical History Important Life Long Mainly Most Narrative Political Wars]
Advertising people who ignore research are as dangerous as generals who ignore decodes of enemy signals. David Ogilvy
[ Advertising Dangerous Enemy Generals Ignore Research Signals]
War coverage should be more than a parade of retired generals and retired government flacks posing as reporters. Amy Goodman
[ Coverage Generals Government More Parade Posing Reporters Retired Should Than War]
Our generals talk a good game about taking care of their grunts, and the majority of our Beltway politicians bay with moralistic fervor about how they, too, support the troops. David Hackworth
[ Bay Care Fervor Game Generals Good Grunts How Majority Moralistic Our Politicians Support Taking Talk Their Too Troops]
Doctors will have more lives to answer for in the next world than even we generals. Napoleon Bonaparte Medical
[ Answer Doctors Even Generals Lives More Next Than Will World]
It's always the generals with the bloodiest records who are the first to shout what a hell it is. And it's always the war widows who lead the Memorial Day parades. Paddy Chayefsky
[ Always Bloodiest Day First Generals Hell Lead Memorial Parades Records Shout War Widows]
It is not the business of generals to shoot one another. Arthur Wellesley
[ Another Business Generals Shoot]
It is tragic that the Fuehrer should have the whole nation behind him with the single exception of the Army generals. In my opinion it is only by action that they can now atone for their faults of lack of character and discipline. Alfred Jodl
[ Action Army Atone Behind Character Discipline Exception Faults Generals Him Lack Nation Now Only Opinion Should Single Their Tragic Whole]
Some of the generals are saying, 'We're making progress. We are clearing an area.' But you really don't defeat the Taliban by clearing an area. They move. Colin Powell
[ Area Clearing Defeat Generals Making Move Progress Really Saying Some Taliban]
The West German population would protest passionately if it knew what secret meetings between the federal chancellor, McCoy, and foreign and Nazi generals are planning. Walter Ulbricht
[ Between Chancellor Federal Foreign Generals German Knew Meetings Passionately Planning Population Protest Secret West Would]
Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true. Leonard Cohen
[ Acute Compassion Despair Faith Generals Judges Justice Killing More Priests Secretly Their Triumph True Will]
Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip. Barbara Tuchman
[ Battles Dead Generals Grip Hold Military Mind Their]
The Creator has not thought proper to mark those in the forehead who are of stuff to make good generals. We are first, therefore, to seek them blindfold, and then let them learn the trade at the expense of great losses. Thomas Jefferson
[ Creator Expense First Forehead Generals Good Great Learn Losses Make Mark Proper Seek Stuff Them Then Therefore Those Thought Trade]
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Battles Credit Generally Generals Get Soldiers Them Win]
I have some strategical vision, I could calculate some few moves ahead and I have an intellect that is badly missed in the country which is run by generals and colonels. Garry Kasparov
[ Ahead Badly Calculate Colonels Could Country Few Generals Intellect Missed Moves Run Some Vision Which]
Nine-tenths of tactics are certain, and taught in books: but the irrational tenth is like the kingfisher flashing across the pool, and that is the test of generals. T. E. Lawrence
[ Across Books Certain Flashing Generals Irrational Nine-Tenths Pool Tactics Taught Tenth Test]
In any case, decisions on troop levels in the American system of government are not made by any general or set of generals but by the civilian leadership of the war effort. Bill Kristol
[ American Any Case Civilian Decisions Effort General Generals Government Leadership Levels Made Set System Troop War]
I've decided that the political context is such that the only way reform will finally come about in the Russian military is that the deterioration goes beyond the point to which these old generals can stand up there and resist it. William Odom
[ Beyond Come Context Decided Deterioration Finally Generals Goes Military Old Only Point Political Reform Resist Russian Stand Such These Up Way Which Will]
At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we're all Generals. Only some of us never grow out of it. Peter Ustinov
[ Age Four Generals Grow Hats Never Only Out Paper Some Swords Us Wooden]
Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries. Adolf Hitler
[ Ages Generals Knights Middle Need Revolutionaries Should Think Use Waged War]
I am not making spiteful assertions now but merely stating the facts-that, for instance, among Hungarian generals there is such a considerable percentage of men of German origin, who of course had, in most cases, to alter their names if they wanted to get anywhere. Heinrich Himmler
[ Alter Am Among Anywhere Assertions Cases Considerable Course Generals German Get Had Hungarian Instance Making Men Merely Most Names Now Origin Percentage Spiteful Stating Such Their Wanted]
As Lord Chesterfield said of the generals of his day, 'I only hope that when the enemy reads the list of their names, he trembles as I do.' Duke of Wellington
[ Day Enemy Generals His Hope List Lord Names Only Reads Said Their Trembles]
The great actors we had came from the actor-manager theaters. Not only did they create a team, they were the generals working with the soldiers. Steven Berkoff
[ Actors Came Create Did Generals Great Had Only Soldiers Team Theaters Were Working]