Pressure makes diamonds - George S. Patton Jr.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather, we should thank God that such men lived. - George S. Patton Jr.
Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results. - George S. Patton Jr.
May God have mercy for my enemies because I won't. - George S. Patton Jr.
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory. - George S. Patton Jr.
Live for something rather than die for nothing. - George S. Patton Jr.
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom - George S. Patton Jr.
Un bon projet exécuté tout de suite vaut mieux qu'un excellent projet exécuté la semaine prochaine. - George S. Patton Jr.
Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable. - George S. Patton Jr.
The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit the bottom. - George S. Patton Jr.
The only way anyone ever won a war, is to make the enemy hurt so bad that he can't stand it any more. ... George S. Patton - George S. Patton Jr.
No dumb bastard ever won a war by going out and dying for his country. He won it by making some other dumb bastard die for his country. - George S. Patton Jr.
An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body. - George S. Patton Jr.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking. - George S. Patton Jr.
A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed at some indefinite time in the future. - George S. Patton Jr.
Anyone in any walk of life who is content with mediocrity is untrue to himself and to American tradition. - George S. Patton Jr.
I do not fear failure. I only fear the "slowing up" of the engine inside of me which is pounding, saying, "Keep going, someone must be on top, why not you? - George S. Patton Jr.