Persistence in one opinion has never been considered a merit in political leaders.
--Marcus Tullius Cicero

All bad precedents began as justifiable measures
--Gaius Julius Caesar

If you must break the law, do it to seize power:
in all other cases observe it.
--Gaius Julius Caesar

Say not always what you know,
but always know what you say.

Consider how much more you often suffer from your
anger and grief, than from those very things for which
you are angry and grieved.
--Mark Antony

A man should be upright, not be kept upright
--Marcus Aurelius

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth
--Marcus Aurelius

When a thing is done, it's done. Don't look back.
Look forward to your next objective
--General George C. Marshall

Discipline strengthens the mind so that it becomes impervious
to the corroding influence of fear
--Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery

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

In war, you win or lose, live or die -
and the difference is just an eyelash
--General Douglas MacArthur

I appeal to you as a soldier to spare me the humiliation
of seeing my regiment march to meet the enemy and I not share its dangers
--General George A. Custer

The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts
--General Omar N. Bradley

There are no extraordinary men... just extraordinary circumstances
that ordinary men are forced to deal with
--Admiral William Halsey

You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing
which the enemy does not expect
--Miyamoto Musashi

It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle.
It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle
--General Norman Schwarzkopf