George Marshall

1880 - 1959

A Quote by General George Catlett Marshall on decisions, spirit, and victory

It is not enough to fight. It is the spirit which we bring to the fight that decides the issue. It is morale that wins the victory.

George Marshall (1880 - 1959)

Source: Military Review, October 1948

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A Quote by General George Catlett Marshall on peace, solution, and world

If man does find the solution for world peace it will be the most revolutionary reversal of his record we have ever known.

George Marshall (1880 - 1959)

Source: Biennial Report of the Chief of Staff, US Army, September 1, 1945

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A Quote by General George Catlett Marshall on acceptance, civilization, and defeat

The refusal of the British and Russian peoples to accept what appeared to be inevitable defeat was the great factor in the salvage of our civilization.

George Marshall (1880 - 1959)

Source: Biennial Report of the Chief of Staff, US Army, September 1, 1945

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A Quote by General George Catlett Marshall on chaos, country, direction, economics, hunger, politics, poverty, purpose, and world

Our policy is directed not against any country or doctrine but against hunger, poverty, desperation and chaos. Its purpose should be the revival of a working economy in the world so as to permit the emergence of political and social conditions in which free institutions can exist.

George Marshall (1880 - 1959)

Source: Address at Harvard, June 5, 1947, embodying the European Recovery Plan (Marshall Plan)

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A Quote by General George Catlett Marshall on military, power, and spirituality

Military power wins battles, but spiritual power wins wars.

George Marshall (1880 - 1959)

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A Quote by General George Catlett Marshall on confidence, courage, determination, hope, loyalty, mind, and zeal

Morale is the state of mind. It is steadfastness and courage and hope. It is confidence and zeal and loyalty. It is élan, esprit de corps and determination.

George Marshall (1880 - 1959)

Source: Military Review, October 1948

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