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General, unless he offers us honorable terms, come back and let us fight it out! -- James Longstreet
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I have found a unique opportunity to distinguish myself and to learn my trade. I am a general officer in the army of the United States of America. My zeal in their cause and my frankness have won their trust. -- Marquis De Lafayette
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Whether a general or a seller, what matters is that you do your job with responsibility. -- Auliq Ice
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The sergeant major -- Erich Maria Remarque
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In general, generalization is to lie, to tell lies. -- B.s. Johnson
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The money, as promised, was in the trunk of the general's official -- Daniel Silva
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Only general officers were entitled to know our true rank. To all others our standard reply to the inevitable question, "What is your rank?" was simply a firm, "My rank is confidential, but at this moment I am not outranked."39 -- Niall Ferguson
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General knowledges are those knowledges that idiots possess. -- William Blake
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A good general always makes you search for his weaknesses. -- Woody Hayes
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Each man's life is a kind of campaign, and a long and complicated one at that. You have to maintain the character of a soldier, and do each separate act at the bidding of the General. -- Epictetus
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Generalization is impossible. It is an insult. -- Anneli Rufus
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Discuss unto me: art thou officer, Or art thou base, common, and popular? -- William Shakespeare
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It's war that makes generals -- Seth Godin
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No general can fight his battles alone. He must depend upon his lieutenants, and his success depends upon his ability to select the right man for the right place. -- Philip Danforth Armour
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American newspaper?" "The Tribune, general." Dornberger -- James Follett
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The general that hearkens to my counsel and acts upon it, will conquer: let such a one be retained in command! The general that hearkens not to my counsel nor acts upon it, will suffer defeat: - let such a one be dismissed! -- Sun Tzu
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Go tell your general for me that if he does not immediately withdraw his men, I will send them to hell! -- Sam Smith
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Your Guardians of Freedom is a new program that enables unit commanders and Airmen to quickly communicate with people affected by and interested in the mobilization and deployment of military people. -- Michael Burgess
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A general is powerless without an army.
An army is directionless without a general.
To win battles a general and an army need each other. -- Matshona Dhliwayo
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The most important decisions in organizations are people decisions, and yet only the military, and only recently, has begun to ask, "If we assign this general to lead this base, what do we expect him to accomplish?" -- Peter Drucker
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It's not the generals, it's the civilians who authorise and organise the worst war crimes. -- Noam Chomsky
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Because I've done a lot of television, I'm sort of a generalist. I'm not a pastry cook, but I've had to learn a certain amount about it. I'm not a baker, though I've had to learn how to do it. I'm sort of a general cook. -- Julia Child
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A general and a bit of shooting makes you forget your troubles ... it takes your mind off the cost of living. -- Brendan Behan
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Good general theory does not search for the maximum generality, but for the right generality. -- Saunders Mac Lane
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Battles are sometimes won by generals; wars are nearly always won by sergeants and privates. -- F. E. Adcock
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Make time for planning: Wars are won in the general's tent. -- Stephen Covey
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There is small risk a general will be regarded with contempt by those he leads, if, whatever he may have to preach, he shows himself best able to perform. -- Xenophon
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In Russia, we have proverb: Only bad soldiers don't want to be general. -- Sasha Pivovarova
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A system of general instruction, which shall reach every description of our citizens, from the richest to the poorest, as it was the earliest, so will it be the latest, of all the public concerns in which I shall permit myself to take an interest. -- Thomas Jefferson
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True wisdom for a general is vigorous determination. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
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As soon as there is language, generality has entered the scene. -- Jacques Derrida
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Now there are five matters to which a general must pay strict heed. The first of these is administration; the second, preparedness; the third, determination; the fourth, prudence; and the fifth, economy. -- Wu Ta-Ch'i
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Generals are not to be too scrupulous. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
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commander like this one. Ser -- George R R Martin
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A great doctor kills more people than a great general. -- Gottfried Leibniz
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The first of all qualities of a general is courage. -- David Mccullough
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The best generals are those who have served in the artillery. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
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She said, on general principles. -- Terry Pratchett
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When are they going to stop calling me General?"
"When are they going to stop calling me Princess?"
Han & Leia -- Aaron Allston
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General Electric.' It has a rather nice ring to it, doesn't it? -- Graham Moore
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Here lies the body of my good horse, The General. For years he bore me around the circuit of my practice and all that time he never made a blunder. Would that his master could say the same. -- John Tyler
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GSD?' murmured Mycroft. 'What in heaven's name is that?'
'Global Standard Deity,' answered Polly. 'It's a mixture of all the religions. I think it's meant to stop religious wars. -- Jasper Fforde
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General Fuller just called to inform me Rock has officially been listed as a rogue operator." "What -- Julie Ann Walker
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Seeing the enemy as human. A general's ultimate nightmare. -- Sabaa Tahir
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He's the president. I'm the general. Unless I want to get impeached, I got to do what he says. -- Shaquille O'neal
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If you want an expert on war, you get a retired general. I'm not exactly a general, but I am retired. -- Sydney Biddle Barrows
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GOD means General Of Dominion. -- Osunsakin Adewale
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Sir, if you ever presume again to speak disrespectfully of General Grant in my presence, either you or I will sever his connection with this university. -- Robert E.lee
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That which is chiefly the office of a general, to force the enemy into fighting when he finds himself the stronger, and to avoid being driven into it himself when he is the weaker... -- Plutarch
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The worst sin a general can commit, worse than blundering, worse than losing, worse than anything, is to desert the men who depend on him. -- Robert Jordan
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It has been said that one bad general is better than two good ones, and the saying is true if taken to mean no more than that an army is better directed by a single mind, though inferior, than by two superior ones at variance and cross-purposes with each other. -- Abraham Lincoln
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It is exceptional and difficult to find in one man all the qualities necessary for a great general. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
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A certain grasp of military affairs is vital for those in charge of general policy. -- Carl Von Clausewitz
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General: Where are you from? Spike: London. General: Which part? Spike: ... Well, all of me. -- Spike Milligan
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Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter. -- Winston S. Churchill
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War is too serious to be entrusted to generals -- Georges Clemenceau
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The majority is still at the General's disposal. -- Jared Sparks
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Generals do not always run wars the way they would like to, nor the troops under them. -- Christopher Vokes
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My generals should be like bull terriers on chains, and they should want war, war, war ... But what happens now? I want to go ahead with my aggressive politics and the generals try to stop me. That's a false situation. -- Adolf Hitler
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The GP appeared in its typical V formation. "Goose on the lawn," Luc said. "Goose?" I asked. "That V formation. I like to use derogatory terms to describe the GP whenever possible. -- Chloe Neill
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Ggrace is God's best idea - it's His decision to ravage people by love, to rescue passionately, and to restore justly. -- Max Lucado
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I would rather have a general who was lucky than one who was good. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
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To Generalize is to be an Idiot; To Particularize is the Alone Distinction of Merit. -- William Blake
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Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries. -- Adolf Hitler
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As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private. -- E.w. Howe
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In any war who pulls their general out? No one. -- Ray Lewis
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Before this war is over, I intend to be a Major General or a corpse. -- Isaac R. Trimble
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I'm not a general or a colonel or a builder of cities. I'm just a corpse who wants not to be. -- Isaac Marion
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When the hell did things one who comes up with the wacky, impossible plans. I'm supposed to be the general here. Now I'm barely a lieutenant. -- Richelle Mead
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Every one of my opponents, every one of my critics, will tell you that I am a generalist spread far too thin in an age when this is not done anymore, when responsible knowledge is specialized knowledge. -- George Steiner
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You're the only kick-ass general I know who needs three gay boys to dress him, John."
"But I only need one gay boy to undress me. -- Sarah Black
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Only bad generals need heroes. -- Bertolt Brecht
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Good generals select intelligent officers, thoughtful advisors, and brave subordinates. They oversee their troops like a fierce tiger with wings. -- Zhuge Liang
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General: I attempted to take Williamsport yesterday, but found too large a force of infantry and artillery. After a long fight, I withdrew to this place. -- John Buford
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Whatever people say about the General today, I can only testify that he was a sincere man who believed in everything he said, even if it was a lie, which makes him not so different from most. -- Viet Thanh Nguyen
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Haven't you ever heard of the saying, "If you want to shoot the general, first shoot the horse!"?'
If you wanna shoot the general, then you should just SHOOT THE GENERAL!'
Ed -- Hiromu Arakawa
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Many generals believe that they have done everything as soon as they have issued orders, and they order a great deal because they find many abuses. This is a false principle; proceeding in this fashion, they will never reestablish discipline -- Maurice De Saxe
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There are only two things to be done when a general is angry: One is to get behind the furniture and pretend one is not there; the other is to distract his mind. -- Mary Roberts Rinehart
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G.O.D Great Omnipresent Divinity -- Stanley Victor Paskavich
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Mrs General had no opinions. Her way of forming a mind was to prevent it from forming opinions. She had a little circular set of mental grooves or rails on which she started little trains of other people's opinions, which never overtook one another, and never got anywhere. -- Charles Dickens
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I think with the Romans, that the general of today should be a soldier tomorrow if necessary. -- Thomas Jefferson
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Hi there. You must be the boss of this operation. I'm Bonnie, formerly known as B785, or as the general liked to fondly call me, that irritating bloody bitch. But you can call me your newest pain in the ass. -- Eve Langlais
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The ground must be a general's best friend, or it becomes his worst enemy. -- Joe Abercrombie
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It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth. -- Sophocles
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The General belonged to the learned type of military men who believed that liberal and humane views can be reconciled with their profession. But being by nature a kind and intelligent man, he soon felt the impossibility of such a reconciliation. -- Leo Tolstoy
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As we will see in the following pages, peacetime is not always kind to generals and they do not necessarily do well outside their task of generaling. Perhaps that is because during war they become as close to gods on earth as we are ever likely to see. Patton -- Winston Groom
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NAPOLEON: What shall we do with this soldier, Giuseppe? Everything he says is wrong. GIUSEPPE: Make him a general, Excellency, and then everything he says will be right. -- George Bernard Shaw
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Decisions! And a general, a commander in chief who has not got the quality of decision, then he is no good. -- Bernard Law Montgomery
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It is often in the audacity, in the steadfastness, of the general that the safety and the conservation of his men is found. -- Napoleon Bonaparte
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John Adams commented after one disastrous defeat, In general, our Generals were outgeneralled. -- Anonymous
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I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit and to mothball his opinions. -- Omar N. Bradley
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I think people have problems sometimes when things are too general. In fact, they are not really general at all. -- Julian Schnabel
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If words of command are not clear and distinct, if orders are not thoroughly understood, then the general is to blame. But, if orders are clear and the soldiers nevertheless disobey, then it is the fault of their oficers. -- Sun Tzu
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Greetings, Colonel. Please sit -- Samuel Marquis
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a South American mercenary who served as Inspector General of the Turkish forces in Armenia, reported that the Governor-General of the province had ordered the local authorities in Adil Javus 'to exterminate all Armenian males of twelve years of age and over'. -- Niall Ferguson
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War is too important to be left to the generals -- Georges Clemenceau
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There is such an equality among them that the officers have no authority. The privates are all generals, but not soldiers. -- Bernard Law Montgomery
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General Taylor is, I have no doubt, a well-meaning old man. He is, however, uneducated, exceedingly ignorant of public affairs, and I should judge, of very ordinary capacity. -- James K. Polk
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Americans have seen fit to elect twelve generals to the U.S. presidency, but even before there was a United States of America generals ruled the earth. Take -- Winston Groom
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Generalisations should be ignored -- Robert Chalmers