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He is appointed Lieutenant Colonel, second-in-command of the Twentieth Maine Regiment of Volunteers. -- Jeff Shaara
I do not believe in this command leadership. Dangerous doctrine 'yan ha. Because you cannot know everything your men do. -- Teodoro A. Agoncillo
A field marshal who issued orders to the armed forces but had no idea of the results they would have in practice. -- Wilhelm Keitel
Is that not what a commander must do, earn respect, give them discipline and ... love them? -- Jeff Shaara
Sometimes, the best advisor is one that serves as a sounding board for his commander's thoughts. -- B.v. Larson
To command is to serve, nothing more and nothing less. -- Andre Malraux
Great Marine commanders, like all great warriors, are able to kill that which they love most -- their men. -- Nathaniel Fick
The pilot, Wedge Antilles, once Red Leader and now - well, now something else, a role without a formal title, as yet, -- Chuck Wendig
Maybe they made me captain because I've been here so long. But if I'm supposed to lead by example, then I'll be a terrible captain. -- Thurman Munson
What did you call me?"
"Captain No-Fun. -- Jay Crownover
As commander I was responsible for the overall success of the mission, and so I had to know at least a little bit about everything. -- Leroy Chiao
I am now a commander of the British Empire. -- Kevin Spacey
And I have gifts for you, the brave navigator of the Argo II!" "I like to think of myself as captain," Leo said. "Or supreme commander. -- Anonymous
I'm LEP. A captain. No rent-a-cop gnome is going to stand in the way of my orders. -- Eoin Colfer
Shut up, Julius! I mean, quiet a moment, Commander. -- Eoin Colfer
The man who commands efficiently must have obeyed others in the past, and the man who obeys dutifully is worthy of someday being a commander. -- Marcus Tullius Cicero
Winning the men's confidence requires much of a commander. He must exercise care and caution, look after his men, live under the same hardships, and - above all - apply self discipline. But once he has their confidence, his men will follow him through hell and high water. -- Erwin Rommel
Leadership is beyond the call of Duty.. -- Abha Maryada Banerjee
A man who knew his job as he spent a long time commanding a regiment and who earned great respect from everybody. -- Aleksandr Vasilevsky
Who hath not served can not command. -- John Florio
There are certain things in war of which the commander alone comprehends the importance. Nothing but his superior firmness and ability can subdue and surmount all difficulties. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
When I am in charge of a vessel, I always command; nobody commands but me. I take all the responsibility, all the risks, all the hardships that my office would call upon me to take. I do not steer by any man's compass but my own. -- Michael A. Healy
Hullo, commandant,' I said, 'how's the General?'
'Which general?' he asked with a shy grin.
'Surely in the Caodaist faith,' I said, 'all generals are reconciled. -- Graham Greene
Like I'd let you captain me. -- Courtney Summers
Good commanders look after their troops, and good troops look after their commanders. -- Harvey Mackay
What's wrong with (Captain) Jack Aubrey?"
"Everything, since he has a command and I have not. -- Patrick O'brian
To need to dominate others is to need others. The commander is dependent. -- Fernando Pessoa
I AM THE MASTER OF MY FATE AND THE CAPTAIN OF MY DESTINY. -- Nelson Mandela
Commander, I always used to consider that you had a definite anti-authoritarian streak in you."
"It seems that you have managed to retain this even though you are authority."
"That's practically zen. -- Terry Pratchett
Most people associate command and control leadership with the military. -- Margaret J. Wheatley
Who has not served cannot command. -- John Florio
The greatest commander is he whose intuitions most nearly happen. -- T.e. Lawrence
Sir," replied the commander, "I am nothing to you but Captain Nemo; and you and your companions are nothing to me but the passengers of the Nautilus. -- Jules Verne
Commander to teacher. Why not call me Cato the Elder, and really insult me while you're at it? (Julian) -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
Sometimes command means letting those under you do their jobs -- Kirsten Beyer
Capcom, or capsule communicator. -- Chris Hadfield
A commander's pride got his soldiers dead. -- Tom Clancy
There are times when a corps commander's life does not count. -- Winfield Scott
Tell me what to do, not how to do it.' Decentralize command and allow subordinates to operate freely within the framework of the commander's intent. Train them as a team. Develop trust, loyalty, initiative. -- Nathaniel Fick
Orderly discipline and morale within an army was the responsibility of the Division Commander. -- Iwane Matsui
I'm blessed to be in a command position in a Navy this good -- Michael Mullen
Not all questions are answered, commander, but fortunately some answers are questioned. -- Terry Pratchett
I have a master chief that always said, punch and run. -- Chris Kyle
You are either the captain or the captive of your thoughts. -- Denis Waitley
Captain is a good travelling name and so I take it. -- George Farquhar
I am Captain Dakkan. I am in charge of this facility."
"Captain Dakkan," Ryan repeated. "It's good to meet you. I've heard ... well ... nothing about you ... -- William L. Lavell
The commander's talents are given greatest scope in rough hilly country. Mountains allow him too little real command over his scattered units and he is unable to control them all; in open country, control is a simple matter and does not test his ability to the fullest. -- Carl Von Clausewitz
It's Officer, actually. Where are you -- Michael Connelly
I am the master of my own fate:
I am the captain of my soul. -- William Ernest Henley
A good commander, thought Ender, doesn't have to make stupid threats. -- Orson Scott Card
The first female captain in the history of the Star Trek franchise, -- Kate Mulgrew
First of all, the Captain rates the honorific 'sir.' You will render that honorific or I will plant my foot in your ass. -- William C. Dietz
The assistant commander at any post is supposed to be a ruthless son of a bitch. -- Tom Clancy
I am the master of my fate, the captain of my soul -- William Ernest Henley
Gen. David Petraeus, commander of U.S. troops in Iraq, Afghanistan and at Centcom, is probably the most decorated officer of his generation. -- David Ignatius
Who would be captain?" he said. "Uh, I would." "Oh, no, no no. Guess again." "You can't mutiny, we don't have a ship yet." "I'm planning ahead." I -- Heidi Heilig
I am your sugarplum fairy commodore in chief. -- Kari Edwards
I think no commander ever is going to come out and say, 'I'm confident that we can do this.' -- David Petraeus
The Army needs leaders the way a foot needs a big toe ... -- Bill Murray
Greetings, Colonel. Please sit -- Samuel Marquis
General MacArthur told me, "You represent the American serviceman better than the American serviceman himself." -- John Wayne
I am an armor officer. -- Eric Shinseki
Command, deprived of personal judgment, can win no battles. -- Barbara W. Tuchman
Your position never gives you the right to command. It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life that others can receive your orders without being humiliated. -- Dag Hammarskjold
Who taught you to pilot a Jacket like that?"
"You did, Sergeant. -- Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Being in command means making tough decisions. Not being in command means shutting up and doing what you're told.
Artemis Fowl -- Eoin Colfer
The future for Commander Tool Belt was not looking so hot. -- Rick Riordan
Great commanders look for decision points. For it is bursts of energy directed at decisive points that break things wide open. They -- Ryan Holiday
He who had never learned to obey cannot be a good commander -- Aristotle.
The sergeant is the Army. -- Dwight D. Eisenhower
I am not going out under human guidance, subject to the defective laws and erring control of my feeble fellow-worms; my king, my lawgiver, my captain, is the All-perfect; it seems strange to me that all round me do not burn to enlist under the same banner--to join in the same enterprise. -- Charlotte Bronte
Hail to the chief in triumph advances. -- Walter Scott
It is a leader's job instead to take responsibility for the success of each member of his crew. It is the leader's job to ensure that they are well trained and feel confident to perform their duties. To give them responsibility and hold them accountable to advance the mission. -- Simon Sinek
The old sergeant from headquarters treats me like a son and takes the greatest pride in whatever I do or write. He regularly assigns me now to certain doors, and I always obey orders like the little gentleman that I am. -- Richard H. Davis
Give what You command and command what You will. -- Saint Augustine
Wherever I go for the military, they always call me Lt. Dan. They just can't help it. -- Gary Sinise
But if you're going to go out on a military unit, you've got to allow yourself to be under the control of the commander because you really could put the troops in danger. -- Bob Schieffer
I may command where I adore. -- William Shakespeare
I don't know if
you know this about me, but I am a soldier.
Or the leader of God's army, but okay, let's be modest. -- Cynthia Hand
Is it some law of human nature that you inevitably become whatever your first commander was? -- Orson Scott Card
The generals commanded the colonels and the colonels commanded the majors and the majors commanded the captains and the captains commanded the private, who marched with an air of proud importance because it required so many officers to give him his orders. -- L. Frank Baum
Captain Phasma. Remember me?" He moved his weapon slightly. "Here's my blaster, ya still wanna inspect it?" Phasma held on to her dignity. "Yes, I remember you. FN-2187." Finn shook his head curtly. "Not anymore. My name is Finn. A real name for a real person. And I'm in charge now. -- Alan Dean Foster
I was a section commander in the parachute regiment [in the British army]. -- Scott Raab
Dallas, Lieutenant Eve, and aide, Peabody, -- J.d. Robb
Excuse me, lieutenant. I am not that kind of Underlord. -- Bree Despain
Those who can command themselves command others. -- William Hazlitt
When you are captain, you are never speaking for yourself. -- Brian O'driscoll
The good sense of Colonel -- Jane Austen
For I have dipped my hands in muddied waters, and, withdrawing them, find 'tis better to be a commander than a common man! -- Bartholomew Roberts
He who commands the sea has command of everything. -- Themistocles
Oh, I am a cook and a captain bold,
And the mate of the Nancybrig,
And a bos'sun tight, and a midshipmite,
And the crew of the captain's gig! -- W.s. Gilbert
You really are Captain Oblivious. -- Lee Davidson
Lee assess a subordinate commander as all lion; no fox. -- Robert E.lee
I am not the captain of my ship. My ship is out there, but I don't have my course. You never know in this business. -- Jamie Farr
The Commanding Heights -- Frank J. Pietrucha
Now, in this U.N. stuff, the commander, although he has troops, they don't really belong to him. They're loaned by the country to the U.N. to be used, but each of these countries provide a contingent commander, a senior guy who communicates directly back to his capital. -- Romeo Dallaire
you are the leader you've been looking for -- Maria Shriver
I was commanding officer of a supersonic fighter squadron, F-8 Crusaders. -- James Stockdale
General..behold the future of weaponry."
"What the hell I am seeing here, Colonel?"
"It's..technologart of ancient weaponry, Sir!"
"It's..what? -- Toba Beta
General Lee, I have no division. -- George Pickett