Military Quotes Ibn Iskander – Dolores Ibarruri

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I: Ibn Iskander – Dolores Ibarruri Military Quotes and Quotations

“Once you engage in battle it is inexcusable to display any sloth or hesitation; you must breakfast on your enemy before he dines on you!”
– Kai Ka’us Ibn Iskander, Prince of Gurgan (Persia) (1082)

“It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!”
– Dolores Ibarruri (La Pasionaria) (1895–1989), Spanish Communist leader
in a radio broadcast, Sept. 3, 1936
The expression became a slogan in the ensuing civil war
(the expression has also been attributed to the Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata)

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