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POLL: Favorite Maxims of War From Napoleon Bonaparte (Round 1A)


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VOTING RESULTS
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The secret of war lies in the communications.
8
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Victory belongs to the most persevering.
6
1%
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It is sometimes better to abandon one's self to destiny.
4
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Every soldier carries a marshal's baton in his pack.
45
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An army marches on its stomach.
78
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In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
8
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In war there is but one favorable moment; the great art is to seize it!
15
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One bad general is worth two good ones.
14
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Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.
51
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He that makes war without many mistakes has not made war very long.
17
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The most important qualification of a soldier is fortitude under fatigue and privation. Courage is only second; hardship, poverty and want are the best school for a soldier.
13
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God is on the side with the best artillery
45
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An army's effectiveness depends on its size, training, experience, and morale, and morale is worth more than any of the other factors combined
24
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In war, three-quarters turns on personal character and relations; the balance of manpower and materials counts only for the remaining quarter.
5
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If you wage war, do it energetically and with severity. This is the only way to make it shorter and consequently less inhuman.
49
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In war, moral factors account for three quarters of the whole; relative material strength accounts for only one quarter.
21
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other (explain)
3
1%
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none of these/no opinion
5
1%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION

Personal logo DWilliams Supporting Member of TMP writes:

Which maxims of war from Napoleon Bonaparte are your favorites?

Poll set up by Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian, based on this pre-poll discussion.