The best Quotations


Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious.
- Arthur Wellesley

Educate people without religion and you make them but clever devils.
- Arthur Wellesley

Habit is ten times nature.
- Arthur Wellesley

Hard pounding, gentlemen: but we shall see who can pound the longest.
- Arthur Wellesley

I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by god, they terrify me.
- Arthur Wellesley

Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won.
- Arthur Wellesley

The lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
- Arthur Wellesley

To define it rudely but not ineptly, engineering is the art of doing that well with one dollar, which any bungler can do with two after a fashion.
- Arthur Wellesley

We have in the service the scum of the earth as common soldiers.
- Arthur Wellesley

When my journal appears, many statues must come down.
- Arthur Wellesley


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Quotation God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty. - writer
Quotation Give the people a new word and they think they have a new fact. - writer
Quotation Eternity! thou pleasing, dreadful thought. - writer
Quotation Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act. - writer
Quotation Your past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future. - writer
Quotation It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one's own advantage and to that of one's craft that a large part of genius consists. - writer