Alexander Suvorov Quotes | Quotes by Alexander Suvorov

1A strong pursuit, give no time for the enemy to think, take advantage of victory, uproot him, cut off his escape route.

2Fight the enemy with the weapons he lacks.

3Win with ability, not with numbers.

4Judgment of eye, speed and attack are the basis of victory.

5The bullet is a mad thing; only the bayonet knows what it is about.

6The more comfort the less courage there is.

7The Church will pray to God for the dead. The survivor has honour and glory.

8A hard drill makes an easy battle.

9No battle can be won in the study, and theory without practice is dead.

10One minute can decide the outcome of the battle, one hour - the outcome of the campaign, and one day - the fate of the country.

Alexander Suvorov Quotes

11The bullet is a fool, the bayonet is a fine chap.

12Drill your soldiers well, and give them a pattern yourself.

13If we had not driven them into hell... hell would have swallowed us.

14Train hard, fight easy.

15Fire opens the gates of victory.

16Accustom yourself to tireless activity.

17Exercises cultivated self-reliance - the foundation of courage.

18When the enemy is driven back, we have failed, and when he is cut off, encircled and dispersed, we have succeeded.

19To me death is better than the defensive.

20As long as the enemy fights he must be beaten relentlessly, but a defeated enemy and especially the civilian population must be treated generously.

Alexander Suvorov Quotes

21Fortune seized at the right moment gives victory.

22To surprise the enemy is to defeat him.

23He who is afraid is half beaten.

24What is difficult in training will become easy in a battle

25There is nobody more terrible than the desperate.

26One cannot think that blind bravery gives victory over the enemy.