35 Motivational Omar N Bradley Quotes For Success

General of the Army Omar Nelson Bradley was a senior officer of the United States Army during and after World War II. Bradley was the first Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and oversaw the U.S. military’s policy-making in the Korean War. These Omar N Bradley Quotes will motivate you.

Best Omar N Bradley Quotes

  1. We live in a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants, in a world that has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. We have solved the mystery of the atom and forgotten the lessons of the Sermon on the Mount. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about dying than we know about living.
    Leadership means firmness, not harshness or bullying; understanding, not weakness; justice, not irresponsible freedom; humaneness, not intolerance; generosity, not selfishness; pride, not egotism.~ Omar N. Bradley
  2. Amateurs study tactics; professionals study logistics. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  3. The greatness of a leader is measured by the achievements of the led. This is the ultimate test of his effectiveness. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  4. Bravery is the capacity to perform properly even when scared half to death. ~ Omar N. Bradley

  5. I learned that good judgment comes from experience and that experience grows out of mistakes. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  6. The smell of death overwhelmed us even before we passed through the stockade. More than 3200 naked, emaciated bodies had been flung into shallow graves. Others lay in the streets where they had fallen. … ~ Omar N. Bradley
  7. Eisenhower’s face whitened into a mask. Patton walked over to a corner and sickened. I was too revolted to speak. For here death had been so fouled by degradation that it both stunned and numbed us. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  8. The second best decision in time is infinitely better than the perfect decision too late. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  9. America today is running on the momentum of a godly ancestry, and when that momentum runs down, God help America. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  10. The nation needs men who think in terms of service to their country and not in terms of their country’s debt to them. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  11. Dependability, integrity, the characteristic of never knowingly doing anything wrong, that you would never cheat anyone, that you would give everybody a fair deal. Character is a sort of an all-inclusive thing. If a man has character, everyone has confidence in him. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  12. Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship. ~ Omar N. Bradley

  13. It is to the United States that all freemen look for the light and the hope of the world. Unless we dedicate ourselves completely to this struggle, unless we combat hunger with food, fear with trust, suspicion with faith, fraud with justice – and threats with power, nations will surrender to the futility, the hopelessness, the panic on which wars feed. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  14. The greatest leader in the world could never win a campaign unless he understood the men he had to lead. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  15. A piece of paper makes you an officer, a radio makes you a commander. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  16. Our humanity is trapped by moral adolescents. We have too many men of science, too few men of God. The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom and power without conscience. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  17. Amateurs talk strategy. Professionals talk logistics. ~ Omar N. Bradley

  18. This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act and in acting, to live. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  19. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  20. Freedom-no word was ever spoken that has held out greater hope, demanded greater sacrifice, needed more to be nurtured, blessed more the giver. . . or came closer to being God’s will on earth. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  21. We have grasped the mystery of the atom and rejected the sermon on the mount. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  22. Peace is our goal but preparedness is the price we must pay. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  23. The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  24. We’ve learned how to destroy, but not to create; how to waste, but not to build; how to kill men, but not how to save them; how to die, but seldom how to live. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  25. Muddy language is not confined to policies alone. Each of you has seen replies to simple questions in which the meaning was lost through hopelessly obscure wording. When a person writes to the Veterans Administration, he is entitled to an easily understood, frank, and courteous reply. If our replies cannot be understood, they are not only not worth writing, but they simply create additional work. ~ Omar N. Bradley
  26. “War: A wretched debasement of all the pretenses of civilization.” ~ Omar N. Bradley

  27. “Wars can be prevented just as surely as they can be provoked, and we who fail to prevent them must share the guilt for the dead.” ~ Omar N. Bradley
  28. “Every member of our baseball team at West Point became a general: this proves the value of team sports.” ~ Omar N. Bradley
  29. “The world has achieved brilliance without conscience. Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.” ~ Omar N. Bradley
  30. “Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. We know more about war than we know about peace, more about killing than we know about living. The way to win an atomic war is to make certain it never starts. And the way to make sure it never starts is to abolish the dangerous costly nuclear stockpiles which imprison mankind.” ~ Omar N. Bradley
  31. “Our technology has already outstripped our ability to control it.” ~ Omar N. Bradley

  32. “If you will help run our government in the American way, then there will never be any danger of our government running America in the wrong way.” ~ Omar N. Bradley
  33. “I have returned many times to honor the valiant men who died…every man who set foot on Omaha Beach was a hero.” ~ Omar N. Bradley
  34. “Airpower has become predominant, both as a deterrent to war, and in the eventuality of war-as the devastating force to destroy an enemy’s potential and fatally undermine his will to wage war.” ~ Omar N. Bradley
  35. “In a completely integrated unit where you’d have white soldiers, particularly from southern states, serving under black noncommissioned officers or officers… I think you would have a problem definitely.” ~ Omar N. Bradley

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