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If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
by George S. Patton

If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery
as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man.
All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are,
the more they are frightened.
- George S. Patton

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Government Political Courage Fear War

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

 

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
- George S. Patton

It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died.
Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
- George S. Patton

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Americans love to fight.
All real Americans love the sting of battle.
- George S. Patton

You need to overcome the tug of people against you
as you reach for high goals.
- George S. Patton

The object of war is not to die for your country but
to make the other bastard die for his.
- George S. Patton

A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.
- George S. Patton

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
- George S. Patton

If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there,
you'll be amazed at the results.
- George S. Patton

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
- George S. Patton

Always do everything you ask of those you command.
- George S. Patton

If a man has done his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

Battle is an orgy of disorder.
- George S. Patton

Better to fight for something than live for nothing.
- George S. Patton

Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.
- George S. Patton

Americans play to win at all times.
I wouldn't give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed.
That's why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war.
- George S. Patton

A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end.
- George S. Patton

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

There is only one sort of discipline,
perfect discipline.
- George S. Patton

The test of success is not what you do when you are on top.
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.
- George S. Patton

Do your damnedest in an ostentatious manner all the time.
- George S. Patton

There is a time to take counsel of your fears,
and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
- George S. Patton

All very successful commanders are prima donnas and must be so treated.
- George S. Patton

Nobody ever defended anything successfully,
there is only attack and attack and attack some more.
- George S. Patton

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

Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.
- George S. Patton

Take calculated risks.
That is quite different from being rash.
- George S. Patton

No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country.
He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.
- George S. Patton

A good plan violently executed now is better than a
perfect plan executed next week.
- George S. Patton

We herd sheep, we drive cattle, we lead people.
Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
- George S. Patton

Don't tell people how to do things, tell them what
to do and let them surprise you with their results.
- George S. Patton

The time to take counsel of your fears is before you
make an important battle decision.
That's the time to listen to every fear you can imagine!
When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision,
turn off all your fears and go ahead!
- George S. Patton

Battle is the most magnificent competition in which
a human being can indulge.
It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base.
All men are afraid in battle.
The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty.
Duty is the essence of manhood.
- George S. Patton

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step - large and small -
with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every tomorrow has two handles.
We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety
or the handle of faith.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Angels can fly because they can take themselves lightly.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

I Act with Bold Courage:
Standing in the inspiring vision of my future,
I boldly take every step -
large and small - with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

We are all different - and we are all one.
Take time to understand, and to appreciate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

Take a chance! All life is a chance.
The man who goes farthest is generally
the one who is willing to do and dare.
- Dale Carnegie

The biggest adventure you can take is
to live the life of your dreams.
- Oprah Winfrey

Whatever happens, take responsibility.
- Tony Robbins

Take a deep breath and do the difficult thing first.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you take the responsibility for your life,
you can start changing it.
- Osho

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We can let circumstances rule us,
or we can take charge and
rule our lives from within.
- Earl Nightingale

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

If you would take, you must first give,
this is the beginning of intelligence.
- Lao Tzu

The way of success:
Visualize the end result,
Plan, Take action, Persevere,
Re-plan, Take action, Persevere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take responsibility for your whole life -
regardless of circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take the initiative - don't wait for life to come to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

People are not disturbed by things,
but by the view they take of them.
- Epictetus

He who is not courageous enough to take risks
will accomplish nothing in life.
- Muhammad Ali

The whole world can gossip about you,
and if you don't take it personally you are immune.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Make the best use of what is in your power,
and take the rest as it happens.
- Epictetus

Take Delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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