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John Keegan Quotes and Sayings

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The great Chinese classics have always said that it's better not to fight;
that the clever man achieves his ends without violence;
that a battle delayed is better than a battle fought.
- John Keegan

It's a necessary quality of a diplomat or a politician that he will compromise.
Uncompromising politicians or diplomats get you into
the most terrible trouble.
- John Keegan

The great men of power who seek to change the nations
they belong to usually are pretty terrible people.
- John Keegan

I can't visualize the situation in which we nuke ourselves into extinction.
- John Keegan

 

I don't look to find an educated person in the ranks of university graduates,
necessarily.
Some of the most educated people I know have never been near a university.
- John Keegan

Good men who exercise power are really the most fascinating of all people.
- John Keegan

We may have to have a geo-political regrouping or major geo-political changes.
- John Keegan

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I think Americans like the practical;
they like the human.
And I like both those things myself,
and I try and put them into my books.
- John Keegan

I don't think that what's going on in Bosnia is political activity.
It's partly political, but it's partly atavistic as well.
- John Keegan

I think that black Africa is extremely terrifying.
Black Africa can become a maelstrom of warring tribes
without the outside world needing to feel the need to do anything about it.
- John Keegan

There are certain wicked people in the world that you
can't deal with except by force.
- John Keegan

Men killing other men really is an extraordinary phenomenon.
Why does it happen? And how long has it gone on? And
have the motives changed?
- John Keegan

Nobody should teach anywhere for 25 years,
but I did.
- John Keegan

Well, if they are trying to kill you,
on the whole they're the people you have to kill,
aren't they?
- John Keegan

If Wellington epitomizes the English gentleman,
Eisenhower epitomizes the natural American gentleman.
- John Keegan

I think to be shot in a mountain valley somewhere or
other is altogether less glorious than crashing an
airliner into a skyscraper.
- John Keegan

Some people are more terrorist than others.
- John Keegan

The revival of Islam dates from the early years of the 20th century.
It was brought about by their humiliation,
by their sense of how low they'd fallen compared with the West.
- John Keegan

Even a pacifist should admire the military virtues.
- John Keegan

It's commonly said that people who've been ill in childhood
and who've had an upset education never really regret that they do.
It means that you don't look at the world in the way that other people do,
and if you were inclined to be a writer,
that's a help.
- John Keegan

Soldiers, when committed to a task, can't compromise.
It's unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage,
absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it's been done.
- John Keegan

The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th
century was a poor thing.
Nobody bothered about it.
Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs
that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
- John Keegan

The leader of men in warfare can show himself to his
followers only through a mask,
a mask that he must make for himself,
but a mask made in such form as will mark him to men
of his time and place as the leader they want and need.
- John Keegan

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather PHOTO

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

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

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

Little strokes,
Fell great oaks.
- Benjamin Franklin

Life is a great big canvas,
and you should throw all the paint you can on it.
- Danny Kaye

Being is the great explainer.
- Henry David Thoreau

Dare to dream of your great success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

Enthusiasm is the mother of effort,
and without it nothing great was ever achieved.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A little neglect may breed great mischief.
- Benjamin Franklin

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

In this life we cannot do great things.
We can only do small things with great love.
- Mother Teresa

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

No great thing is created suddenly.
- Epictetus

The Two Great Lessons of Life: Choose Love & Trust God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

We come nearest to the great
when we are great in humility.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Great and good are seldom the same man.
- Winston Churchill

All great truths begin as blasphemies.
- George Bernard Shaw

One of the surest ways to cause
yourself great suffering
is to insist upon being right -
to demand that all others view life
exactly as you view it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

These are the keys to a great life...
taking oneself lightly, forgiveness, and acceptance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am a great believer in luck
and I find that the harder
I work the more I have of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones,
as the wind blows out the candle and blows up the bonfire.
- Francois de la Rochefoucauld

To be great is to be misunderstood.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Great works are performed not by strength,
but by perseverance.
- Samuel Johnson

Great acts are made up of small deeds.
- Lao Tzu

Great oaks from little acorns grow.
- Proverb

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Wealth consists not in having great possessions,
but in having few wants.
- Epictetus

My great concern is not whether you have failed,
but whether you are content with your failure.
- Abraham Lincoln

Everyone has inside of him a piece of good news.
The good news is that you don't know how great you can be!
How much you can love!
What you can accomplish! And what your potential is!
- Anne Frank

Great minds have purposes others have wishes.
- Washington Irving

Thinking is necessary, but not sufficient, for living a great life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein


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