George S. Patton Quotes

Best 8 Quotes by George S. Patton

“A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.”

“An active mind cannot exist in an inactive body.”

“Better to fight for something than live for nothing.”

“Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what to do and let them surprise you with their results.”

“If everybody is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.”

“Lead me, follow me, or get the hell out of my way.”

“Pressure makes diamonds.”

“The more you sweat in peace, the less you bleed in war.”

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