Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister. source
I hate the whole race. There is no believing a word they say, your...
Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won.
When my journal appears, many statues must come down.
When one turns over in bed, it is time to turn out.
Being born in a stable does not make one a horse.
Habit is ten times nature.
Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils.
The Lord's prayer contains the sum total of religion and morals.
Publish and be damned.
It is not the business of generals to shoot one another.
I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God,...
Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious.
The whole art of war consists of guessing at what is on the other side of the...
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
The only thing I am afraid of is fear.
The battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton.
I prepared my intervention the night before I spoke. As it happened, there were about 44 cardinals who wished to speak but could not because there was not enough time. I was one of the last to speak.