George Smith Patton, Jr. (November 11, 1885 – December 21, 1945) was a United States Army general, best known for his command of the Seventh United States Army, and later the Third United States Army, in the European Theater of World War II.
George S. Patton was known in his time as “America’s Fightingest General”.
His philosophy of leading from the front and his ability to inspire his troops attracted favorable attention.
Read below the inspiring Quotes of George S. Patton
A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.
By perseverance, study, and eternal desire, any man can become great.
Do everything you ask of those you command.
Good tactics can save even the worst strategy. Bad tactics will destroy even the best strategy.
If everybody is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.
Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way.
Live for something rather than die for nothing.
May God have mercy upon my enemies, because I won’t.
Say what you mean and mean what you say.
I don’t measure a man’s success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men.
A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied ten minutes later.
An Army is a team; lives, sleeps, eats, fights as a team. This individual heroic stuff is a lot of crap.
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.
Attack rapidly, ruthlessly, viciously, without rest, however tired and hungry you may be, the enemy will be more tired, more hungry. Keep punching.
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.
Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more.
There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.
There is a great deal of talk about loyalty from the bottom to the top. Loyalty from the top down is even more necessary and much less prevalent.
There are three ways that men get what they want; by planning, by working, and by praying.