On making prisoners of our generals, they expected that we should perish from want of direction and order. It is incumbent, therefore, on our present commanders to be far more vigilant than our former ones, and on those under command to be far more orderly, and more obedient to their officers, at present than they were before…On the very day that such resolution is passed, they will see before them ten thousand Clearchuses instead of one.
On making prisoners of our generals, they expected that we should perish from want of direction and order. It is incumbent, therefore, on our present Commanders to be far more vigilant than our former ones, and on those under command to be far more orderly, and more obedient to their officers, at present than they were before…On the very day that such resolution is passed, they will see before them ten thousand Clearchuses instead of one.
Commanders and senior officers should die with troops. The honour of the British Empire and the British Army is at stake.Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill
Prince Asaka had joined the army only about ten days before its entry into Nanking and in view of the short time he was connected with this army I do not think he can be held responsible. I would say that the Division Commanders are the responsible parties.iwane matsui
I felt very welcome, everyday I've been surprised by the positive values I encountered from the military Commanders, the officers and the troops that I have gotten to know.
I am sure of the fact that Fidel and Chávez are Commanders of the forces of freedom in America, to liberate America and the world.evo morales
The morale of the troops taking part was astonishingly high at the start of the offensive. They really believed victory was possible - unlike the higher Commanders, who knew the facts.gerd von rundstedt
The nature of encounter operations required of the Commanders limitless initiative and constant readiness to take the responsibility for military actions.georgy zhukov
Men, I am not ordering you to attack. I am ordering you to die. In the time that it takes us to die, other forces and Commanders can come and take our place.Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
The question is, who ought to make that decision? The Congress or the Commanders? And as you know, my position is clear I'm a commander guy.george w. bush
There still shines the most important nuance by virtue of which the noble felt themselves to be men of a higher rank. They designate themselves simply by their superiority in power (as "the powerful," "the masters," "the Commanders") or by the most clearly visible signs of this superiority, for example, as "the rich," "the possessors" (this is the meaning of 'Arya,' and of corresponding words in Iranian and Slavic).friedrich nietzsche
Your Commanders have ordered you to storm the White House and to arrest me. But I as the elected President of Russia give you the order to turn your tanks and not to fight against your own people.Boris Yeltsin
To begin to bring troops home before our Commanders tell us we are ready … would mean surrendering the future of Iraq to al-Qaeda, risking a humanitarian catastrophe, and allowing the terrorists to establish a safe haven in Iraq and gain control of vast oil resources they could use to fund new attacks on America.
Friendship itself prompts it (Government of the U. S.) to say to the Imperial Government (Germany) that repetition by the Commanders of German naval vessels of acts in contravention of those rights (neutral) must be regarded by the Government of the United States, when they affect American citizens, as deliberately unfriendly.
Nam qui dabat olim imperium, fasces, legiones, omnia, nunc se continet atque duas tantum res anxius optat, panem et circenses. Time was when their plebiscite elected generals, Heads of State, Commanders of legions: but now they've pulled intheir horns, there's only twothingsthatconcernthem: bread and games.