Omar N. Bradley

(Omar Nelson Bradley)

Omar N. Bradley
Omar N. Bradley
  • Born: February 12, 1893
  • Died: April 8, 1981
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Soldier

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A leader should possess human understanding and consideration for others. Men are not robots and should not be treated as such. Leaders & Leadership
Any time we put our hand to a job we must finish it…. We must take Brest in order to maintain the illusion that the U. S. Army cannot be beaten. War & Peace
I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit, and to mothball his opinions. Leaders & Leadership
In war there is no second prize for the runner-up. War & Peace
It is folly to argue whether one weapon is more immoral than another. For, in a larger sense, it is war itself which is immoral. Nuclear, Chemical & Biological Weapons & Energy
It is time that we steered by the stars, not by the lights of each passing ship Policy & Policy Making
It is time we steered by the stars; not by the light of each passing ship. Policy & Policy Making
Our technology has already outstripped our ability to control it. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. Energy ;Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest
The Army is not out to make any social reforms. The Army will put men of different races in different companies. It will change that policy when the Nation as a whole changes it. Military & Veterans
The way to win an atomic war is to make sure it never starts. Arms Race & Disarmament
The wrong war, at the wrong place, at the wrong time, and with the wrong enemy. War & Peace
We know more about war than we do about peace. War & Peace
Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death. Death
I am convinced that the best service a retired general can perform is to turn in his tongue along with his suit and to mothball his opinions.
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. Science, Mathematics, Engineering & Technology
In a completely integrated unit where you'd have white soldiers, particularly from southern states, serving under black noncommissioned officers or officers... I think you would have a problem definitely.
Leadership is intangible, and therefore no weapon ever designed can replace it. Leaders & Leadership
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war that we know about peace, more about killing that we know about living. War & Peace
Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.
The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts. War & Peace
This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live. Life
Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them, must share the guilt for the dead. War & Peace
We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the sermon on the mount.
We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living. War & Peace
With the monstrous weapons man already has, humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world by its moral adolescents.