Dating soldier quotes
A great quote can convey a complex concept in just a few words, and in an age of information-overload, this is extremely useful obviously - to cut through the crap - to get your point across - to help people sit up and take real notice.
Albert Einstein, Telegram () sent to prominent Americans. In Robert Andrews Famous Lines: a Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations (1997), 340.Toussaint L'Ouverture's brilliancy as a soldier and statesman outshone that of a Cromwell, Napoleon and Washington; hence, he is entitled to the highest place as a hero among men. Lift up yourselves, men, take yourselves out of the mire and hitch your hopes to the very stars themselves.Africa has produced countless numbers of men and women, in war and in peace, whose lustre and bravery outshine that of any other people. Let no man pull you down, let no man destroy your ambition, because man is but your companion, your equal; man is your brother; he is not your Lord, he is not your sovereign master.10.Think Bernard Cornwell’s Sharpe fighting as a centurion and you won’t be too far off the mark with regard to my books – or so some of my readers say.Cornwell famously refuses to don any kind of Napoleonic period uniform, and I used to feel the same way about Roman legionary kit. By early 2013, I had written six novels and was finishing the seventh.