21 Total Quotes

Norman Schwarzkopf Quotes

Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Norman Schwarzkopf
#American Soldier #Character

He is neither a strategist nor is he schooled in the operational arts, nor is he a tactician, nor is he a general. Other than that he's a great military man.
Norman Schwarzkopf
#American Soldier

It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
Norman Schwarzkopf
#American Soldier #Conflict

You learn far more from negative leadership than from positive leadership. Because you learn how not to do it. And, therefore, you learn how to do it.
Norman Schwarzkopf
#American Soldier #Leadership

The truth of the matter is that you always know the right thing to do. The hard part is doing it.
Norman Schwarzkopf
#Action

Do what is right, not what you think the high headquarters wants or what you think will make you look good.
Norman Schwarzkopf
#American Soldier

Neither Powell nor I wanted a ground war,
Norman Schwarzkopf
#War

There is nothing in those logs at all about chemical contamination of my troops,
Norman Schwarzkopf
#Troops

The Navy's battle force in the last eight years has been cut by one third. And the Air Force reports that it is now called on to mount four times as many operations with a force that has been cut by 40 percent,
Norman Schwarzkopf
#Force

I think we ought to bring some of the (Iraqi) Republican Guards here and let them take a good look,
Norman Schwarzkopf
#Republican

You need that U.N. inspection team in there on the ground. They're the people that can find it and ferret it out,
Norman Schwarzkopf
#People

truly the best thing America has to offer the world.
Norman Schwarzkopf
#America

They didn't want to go to war, they didn't want to leave their families, but when their country asked them to, they did, because they thought it was the right thing to do,
Norman Schwarzkopf
#Country

Courage brother, do not stumble, though thy path be dark as night: There is a star to guide the humble, trust in God, and do the right. Let the road be dark and dreary and its end far out of sight. Face it bravely, strong or weary. Trust God, and do
Norman Schwarzkopf
#Courage #Brother

When placed in command - take charge.
Norman Schwarzkopf
#American Soldier