Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Character Strategy You
The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
Part Right Truth
A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers.
People War Fathers
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that's what courage is.
True Courage Anyhow Job
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.
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.
Operational Great Schooled
An awful lot has been written about my temper.
Any soldier worth his salt should be antiwar. And still there are things worth fighting for.
His Antiwar Soldier
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.
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.
Though First Everybody