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"The man is a military master mind. Although hindsight is 20/20 he points out several flaws in strategies and the advantage gained and lost via the use of armoured divisions. Quite impressed, will read up on his book on strategy some time expecting something like suntzu's art of war in modernish garb" May 09, 2014 05:17AM

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"Mind expanding!! some of the stuff blows right over but a recommended read for everyone bar none!!" May 08, 2014 06:15AM

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"Very good but getting a little tedious, taking a break from this for the moment but Liaquat has in depth knowledge of the history and has a gift for making the tiresome into interesting." May 08, 2014 06:14AM

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
“To be content with little is difficult; to be content with much, impossible.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Aphorisms

Leo Tolstoy
“If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.”
Leo Tolstoy, Essays, Letters and Miscellanies

Madeleine L'Engle
“A self is not something static, tied up in a pretty parcel and handed to the child, finished and complete. A self is always becoming.”
Madeleine L'Engle, A Circle of Quiet

Romain Rolland
“Be reverent before the dawning day. Do not think of what will be in a year, or in ten years. Think of to-day.”
Romain Rolland, Jean-Christophe - I

Walter Scott
“Revenge, the sweetest morsel to the mouth that ever was cooked in hell.”
Walter Scott, The Heart of Mid-Lothian

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