George S. Patton
(11 Nov 1885 - 21 Dec 1945)
American army officer remembered for his skillful execution of mobile tank warfare during WW II. He earned a reputation for tough discipline yet became controversial as a general. His campaigns could be ruthless and unconventional, but were successful.
Science Quotes by George S. Patton (1 quote)
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.
— George S. Patton
War as I Knew It (1947, 1995) 357.