Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Bernard Law "Monty" Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein

Field Marshall known as "Monty", Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Deputy Supreme Commander Europe of NATO

"A certain ruthlessness is essential, particularly with inefficiency and also with those who would waste his time. People will accept this provided the leader is ruthless with himself."

"No leader, however great, can long continue unless he wins victories."

"Moral courage – not afraid to say or do what you believe to be right."

"Moral courage: not afraid to say or do what you believe to be right."