Quotes September 03, 2021

Liberty is the very last idea that seems to occur to anybody, in considering any political or social proposal. It is only necessary for anybody for any reason to allege any evidence of any evil in any human practice, for people instantly to suggest that the practice should be suppressed by the police.
Men do not differ much about what things they will call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will call excusable.
G.K. Chesterton
“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.”
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
“It is necessary for us to learn from others’ mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself.”
Admiral Hyman G. Rickover
“PowerPoint makes us stupid.”
General James Mattis
“Great powers don’t get angry, great powers don’t make decisions hastily in a crisis.”
General John Allen
“Clarity and simplicity are the antidotes to complexity and uncertainty.”
General George Casey
“Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.”
General Douglas MacArthur
“Leadership is a gift. It’s given by those who follow. You have to be worthy of it.”
General Mark Welsh