“An officer should, at all times, be digniﬁed in his conduct. Dignity is nothing more than the avoidance of coarse behaviour. It requires the control of one’s emotions. To be profane, boisterous, or “loud‐mouthed” is to be coarse. An officer who makes a spectacle of himself by being loud, or by losing his temper on slight provocation, quickly loses the respect of his men.”
“Military Leadership,” The Infantry School Mailing List, Vol XXVI, July 1943.