Ulysses S. Grant Quote

I don't underrate the value of military knowledge, but if men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.


As quoted in A History of Militarism: Romance and Realities of a Profession (1937) by Alfred Vagts, p. 27.

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I don't underrate the value of military knowledge, but if men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.

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I don't underrate the value of military knowledge, but if men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.

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I don't underrate the value of military knowledge, but if men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.

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I don't underrate the value of military knowledge, but if men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.