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General George S. Patton

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

General George S. Patton

If a man does his best, what else is there ?

General George S. Patton

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The truth is more important than the facts.

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It's always too soon to quit !

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The best way out is always through.

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No matter how small, acknowledge the achievement.

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We shall neither fail nor falter, we shall not weaken or tire. Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

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Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.

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