I sat at work the other day trying to pen an essay on security management and got side tracked while reading a book on quotations that I have. I thought I'd share the few gems that I found, things to bear in mind as you move your little lead men about the table:
To know when to retreat is one thing, to dare to do it is another.
We shall attack and attack until we are exhausted, and then we shall
To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving
Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.
Wise men learn much from their enemies.
A ship is always referred to as she because it costs so much to keep
one in paint and powder.
Paratroopers never die, they just go to hell and regroup.
This war, like the next war, is a war to end war.
Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.
The British soldier can stand up to anything except the British war office.