Call on a business man at business times only, and on business, transact your business and go about your business, in order to give him time to finish his busmess.
I don't know what effect these men will have on the enemy, but by God, they frighten me.
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
The whole art of war consists of guessing at what is on the other side of the hill.
When my journal appears, many statues must come down.
Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils.
Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious.
All the business of war, and indeed all the business of life, is to endeavour to find out what you don't know by what you do; that's what I called 'guess what was at the other side of the hill'.
It is not the business of generals to shoot one another.
As Lord Chesterfield said of the generals of his day, 'I only hope that when the enemy reads the list of their names, he trembles as I do.'
I used to say of Napoleon that his presence on the field made the difference of forty thousand men.
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
Habit is ten times nature.
The battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton.