Military Quotes Jose Vilabla – Francois Voltaire

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V: Vilabla – Voltaire Military Quotes and Quotations

“The soldier is the primary and most powerful mechanism of war.”
РJos̩ Vilabla, Spanish general and military historian

“God is always on the side of the heaviest battalions.”
– Francois Voltaire


“God is not on the side of the big battalions, but on the side of those who shoot best.”
(which Napoleon summarized as “God is on the side with the best artillery!”)
– Voltaire (“The Piccini Notebooks”)

“In this country we find it pays to shoot an admiral from time to time to encourage the others”
– Voltaire (1694-1778)

“The best is the enemy of the good.”
– Voltaire (1694-1778)

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