Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Must Potent Strategy
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
Hard Right Thing
A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers.
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that's what courage is.
It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
Going to war without France is like going hunting without an accordion.
War Hunting Without
He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man.
Nor Schooled General
An awful lot has been written about my temper.
About Lot Awful
Any soldier worth his salt should be antiwar. And still there are things worth fighting for.
Worth Still His
But I would defy anyone to go back over the years and tell me anyone whose career I've ruined, anyone whom I've driven out of the service, anyone I've fired from a job.
Career Over Me
When placed in command, take charge.
First of all, Saddam did not win the war, even though he says he did, I mean, you know, that's a joke and everybody in the world knows it.
Saddam Did First Of All