“Without Knowledge, Skill cannot be focused. Without Skill, Strength cannot be brought to bear and without Strength, Knowledge may not be applied.” – Alexander the Great’s Chief Physician
“Fear is the true opiate of combat.”
“To a real warrior, power perceived may be power achieved.”
“Given enough time, any man may master the physical. With enough knowledge, any man may become wise. It is the true warrior who can master both….and surpass the result.” – Tien T’ai
“Act like a man of thought – Think like a man of action.” – Thomas Mann
“It is a brave act of valor to condemn death, but where life is more terrible than death it is then the truest valor to dare to live.” – Sir Thomas Brown
“Your work is to discover your work and then with all your heart to give yourself to it.” – Buddha .
“Vive la mort, vive la guerre, vive le sacre mercenaire.” (“Long live death, long live war, long live the cursed mercenary.”) – Mercenary marching cadence and toast.
“One mind, any weapon.” – Hunter B. Armstrong
“Civilize the mind but make savage the body.” – Chairman Mao
“Unless you do your best, the day will come when, tired and hungry, you will halt just short of the goal you were ordered to reach, and by halting you will make useless the efforts and deaths of thousands.” – Gen. George S. Patton