Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Character Leadership Without
War is a profane thing.
True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that's what courage is.
True Being 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.
Matter The Right Thing Know
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.
Schooled Operational Than
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.
Men Takes Who
Going to war without France is like going hunting without an accordion.
Like France Going
A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers.
Fathers War Means
I get angry at a principle, not a person.
An awful lot has been written about my temper.
Lot Temper Written