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POLL: Favorite Wellington Quote (Round 2)


346 votes were cast by total voters.


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VOTING RESULTS
AnswerVotes%Chart
Being born in a stable does not make one a horse.
27
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By God, Sir, so you have!
24
7%
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Give me night or give me Blücher.
28
8%
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I don't know what they'll do to the enemy; but, by God, they frighten me.
52
15%
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It has been a damned nice thing — the nearest run thing you ever saw in your life.
22
6%
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My plan is to defeat the French.
23
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Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won.
41
12%
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People talk of their enlisting from their fine military feeling – all stuff – no such thing. Some of our men enlist from having got bastard children – some for minor offences – many more for drink, they are the scum of the earth, Sir – but see what fine fellows we make of them.
14
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Publish and be damned!
18
5%
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Scum. Nothing but beggars and scoundrels, all of them. Gin is the spirit of their patriotism.
28
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The whole art of war consists of guessing at what is on the other side of the hill.
35
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They're coming on in the same old style.
22
6%
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none of these/no opinion
5
1%
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not a Wellington fan
7
2%
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POLL IS CLOSED
POLL DESCRIPTION
What is your favorite historical quote from Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington?

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