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About George S. Patton
George S. Patton was an American Army general.
He is best known for commanding the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters in World War II. He was also responsible for the design of M1913 "Patton Saber".
He is regarded as one of the most important commanders and army generals of all time. Through the years, he became a folk hero.
He became an expert in tank warfare during WWI and started a tank school.
He was given command of the 3rd U.S. Army on D – Day and under his leadership that army swept across France
His Personal Life
Patton was married. In 1945, he had an accident that had him paralyzed from the neck down. He died in his sleep of pulmonary edema and congestive heart failure at the age of 60 the same year.
In 1912, he participated in the Olympic Modern Pentathlon.
His book War as I Knew It was published posthumously after he died from injuries in a car crash in Germany.
Distinguished Service Medal
His nickname was “Old Blood and Guts”.
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Famous quotes by George S. Patton
A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan executed next week.George S. Patton
A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.George S. Patton
Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle.George S. Patton
Americans play to win at all times. I wouldn't give a hoot and hell for a man who lost and laughed. That's why Americans have never lost nor ever lose a war.George S. Patton
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.George S. Patton
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.George S. Patton
Do your damnedest in an ostentatious manner all the time.George S. Patton
I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom.George S. Patton
If a man does his best, what else is there?George S. Patton
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.George S. Patton
If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.George S. Patton
If you tell people where to go, but not how to get there, you'll be amazed at the results.George S. Patton
It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived.George S. Patton
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.George S. Patton
No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.George S. Patton
Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.George S. Patton
Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.George S. Patton
The object of war is not to die for your country but to make the other bastard die for his.George S. Patton
The test of success is not what you do when you are on top. Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.George S. Patton
The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That's the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead!George S. Patton
There is a time to take counsel of your fears, and there is a time to never listen to any fear.George S. Patton
Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets.George S. Patton
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.George S. Patton
You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.George S. Patton
F.A.Q. about George S. Patton
When is his birthday?
George S. Patton's birthday is on November 11, 1885.
In how many days is his birthday?
George's birthday is in 46 days
How old was George when he died?
He was 60 years old.
When did he die?
He died in December 21, 1945.
How old would he be today?
George S. Patton would be 135 years old if he was alive today.
Where was George from?
He was born in San Gabriel, California, U.S..
George S. Patton's Popularity
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