"I would rather he had given me one more division."
--Field Marshall Erwin Rommel, after Adolf Hitler promoted him to Field Marshall
"Decisions! And a general, a commander in chief who has not got the quality of decision, then he is no good."
--Field Marshall Bernard Law Montgomery
"Now I want you to remember that 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."
--General George S. Patton
"I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve."
--Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto
"We will do all we can to insure peace... but if war is imposed upon us we will be together shoulder to shoulder as in the last war to strive for the happiness of mankind."
--Marshall of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov