8 Copy quote. I acknowledge that I should not like to see again such loss as I sustained on. the 23rd September, even if attended by such a gain. Duke of Wellington. Loss, Gains, September. Arthur Wellesley (1st duke of Wellington.) (1837). “The dispatches of ... the duke of Wellington, compiled by lieut. colonel Gurwood.
29 de jun. de 2015 · Here are our favourite Wellington quotes: ‘Because a man is born in a stable that does not make him a horse.’. ‘I am nimmukwallah… that is I have eaten of the King’s salt, and, therefore, I conceive it my duty to serve with unhesitating zeal and cheerfulness, when and wherever the King or his Government may think proper to employ me.’.
35 Sourced Quotes. I don't know what effect these men will have upon the enemy, but, by God, they frighten me. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. My heart is broken by the terrible loss I have sustained in my old friends and companions and my poor soldiers. Believe me, nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle ...
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington At the Duchess of Richmond's ball (15 June 1815), as quoted in Camps, Quarters, and Casual Places (1896) by Archibald Forbes, quotes Captain Bowles account and citing the Letters of the First Earl of Malmesbury.
Wellington's reply when asked, late in his life, what was the most inane remark he had ever heard, as quoted in Journals of Alec Guinness (February 1998) by Alec Guinness Quote of the day Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke.
13 de nov. de 2014 · I was looking into some of the criticism people tend to level at the Duke of Wellington, and while I was looking for the answers to my questions I ended up writing this rant. Galloping at Everything. Wellington’s criticism of the cavalry is well known. But when I looked into it I found there was … Continue reading "What Wellington Said."
Here is a compilation of some interesting Arthur Wellesley quotes on art, battle, Great Britain, race, army, Waterloo, etc. Listed In: Leaders. Being born in a stable does not make one a horse. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils. Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington.