Duke Of Wellington Quotes

Duke Of Wellington Quotes: A great country ought not to make little wars.
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Duke Of Wellington Quote: During the Peninsula War, I heard a Portuguese general address his troops before a battle with the words,
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Quotes about Duke Of Wellington: The history of a battle, is not unlike the history of a ball. Some individuals may recollect all the little events of which the great result is the battle won or lost, but no individual can recollect the order in which, or the exact moment at which, they occurred, which makes all the difference as to their value or importance. ..
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Quote about Duke Of Wellington: The French system of conscription brings together a fair sample of all classes; ours is composed of the scum of the earth - the mere scum of the earth. It is only wonderful that we should be able to make so much out of them afterwards.
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Duke Of Wellington Sayings: I hate the whole race. There is no believing a word they say, your professional poets, I mean there never existed a more worthless set than Byron and his friends for example.
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Duke Of Wellington Saying: Call on a business man only at business times, and on business; transact your business, and go about your business, in order to give him time to finish his business.
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Sayings about Duke Of Wellington: Just to show you how little reliance can be placed even on what are supposed the best accounts of a battle, I mention that there are some circumstances mentioned in General -'s account which did not occur as he relates them. It is impossible to say when each important occurrence took place, or in what order.
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