Quotes by Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington

Arthur Wellesley Duke of Wellington

Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman

Alive from: 1769-1852

Category: Politics

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    Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious.
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    Educate people without religion and you make them but clever devils.
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    Habit is ten times nature.
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    Hard pounding, gentlemen: but we shall see who can pound the longest.
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    I always say that, next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained.
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    I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they terrify me.
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    Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won.
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    The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
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    To define it rudely but not ineptly, engineering is the art of doing that well with one dollar, which any bungler can do with two after a fashion.
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    We have in the service the scum of the earth as common soldiers.
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    When my journal appears, many statues must come down.
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