Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Leadership Potent Combination
War is a profane thing.
War Profane Thing
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that's what courage is.
Being Afraid Afraid True Courage
When placed in command, take charge.
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
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.
Other Man Great
What is postwar Iraq going to look like, with the Kurds and the Sunnis and the Shiites? That's a huge question, to my mind.
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.
Takes Into Goes
Going to war without France is like going hunting without an accordion.
Without France War
A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers.
I get angry at a principle, not a person.
An awful lot has been written about my temper.
Been About Written