Quotes by Colonel William Prescott

Don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes.N.B. A lesser-known version of this quotation was supposedly said by Frederick the Great at Prague in 1757 By push of bayonets, no firing till you see the whites of their eyes.

Colonel William Prescott

Other Great Authors

What luck for rulers that men do not think.

Adolf Hitler

Shouldn't someone tag Mr Kennedy's bold new imaginative program with its proper age Under the tousled boyish haircut is still old Karl Marx-first launched a century ago. There is nothing new in the idea of a government being Big Brother.

Ronald Reagan

Some of my best leading men have been dogs and horses.

Elizabeth Taylor

Cease to ask what the morrow will bring forth. And set down as gain each day that Fortune grants.


Nature is earlier than man, but man is earlier than natural science.

von Weizsacker

You should not live one way in private, another in public.

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The only way to have a friend is to be one.

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