Dictionary of Military and Naval Quotations
United States Naval Institute, 1966 - 367 pages
Over 5,000 quotations from the writings and speeches of philosophers, admirals, generals, poets, prophets, and politicians over the past two thousand years.
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I picked up this gem in the bookshop of the Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, and it has been one of my all-time favourites ever since.
“It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved upon the memory, give you good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.”
-- Winston Churchill
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