“[The platoon commander] must have in a supreme degree …the will to win. The thirty men whom he leads take their inspiration from him; they will be lions or lizards in harmony with the tune he pipes.” Colonel W.N. Nicholson, C.M.G., D.S.O. (1939) Behind the Lines. London: Jonathan Cape. Advertisements
“It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.” John Paul Jones (1747 to 1792) John Paul Jones, original name John Paul, was an American naval hero in the American Revolution, renowned for his victory over British ships of war off the east coast of… Read More
“Death can be experienced once, winning maybe more, but losing can happen all the time.” Ron Howard (1954 to Present) Ron Howard, byname of Ronald William Howard, is an American filmmaker who first achieved fame as a child actor and later became a respected director.
“Only the winners decide what were war crimes.” Garry Wills (1934 to Present) An American author, journalist, and historian, specialising in American history, politics, and religion, especially the history of the Catholic Church. He won a Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1993.