George S. Patton — American Soldier born on November 11, 1885, died on December 21, 1945

George Smith Patton, Jr. was a United States Army general, who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean and European Theaters of World War II, but is best known for his leadership of the Third United States Army in France and Germany following the Allied invasion of Normandy... (wikipedia)

Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.
Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.
If we take the generally accepted definition of bravery as a quality which knows no fear, I have never seen a brave man. All men are frightened. The more intelligent they are, the more they are frightened.
Nobody ever defended anything successfully, there is only attack and attack and attack some more.