assistance in identifying originator of quote




 
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July 2nd, 2003  
Anonymous
 

Topic: assistance in identifying originator of quote


Quote:
who first said: amateurs talk tactics, professionals talk logistics
July 2nd, 2003  
Anonymous
 

Topic: Re: assistance in identifying originator of quote


Quote:
Originally Posted by mhoppenheim1968
Quote:
who first said: amateurs talk tactics, professionals talk logistics
pls respond to mhoppenheim1968@yahoo.com with answer. Thank you
July 2nd, 2003  
GuyontheRight
 
I think this is just one of those sayings that was never attributed to one specific person.
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July 8th, 2003  
Redleg
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by GuyontheRight
I think this is just one of those sayings that was never attributed to one specific person.
I think so too.

I have also heard another version of it:
Quote:
"Amateurs talk tactics, dilettantes talk strategy, and professionals
talk logistics."
October 17th, 2003  
Gunner13
 
 

Topic: Origin of amateurs talk tactics, professionals...


I have always understood the quote to be one of those timeless things that can't be attributed to any single person, but I have also seen it rendered as "amateurs study tactics, professionals study logistics and true professional also study intelligence" (That's my MI plug for the week)