Killer Quotes – Patton on Pressure

“Pressure makes diamonds.”

Gen. George S. Patton

To say Patton was a colourful figure is understatement indeed but his ability to inspire valour and lead men was as renowned as his bristling lack of patience for politics and the political considerations to which his superiors were bound.  He did, however, have a hell of a way of summing up a situation.  Here’s his take on pressure.


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