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1. "When General George Patton tried to convince Eisenhower to make a push to conquer the city first, Eisenhower blithely asked, 'Well, who would want it?"
Author: Andrei Cherny
2. "Patton was living in the Dark Ages. Soldiers were peasants to him. I didn't like that attitude."
Author: Bill Mauldin
3. "In his writings, Patton was shameless about his ambition to woo Lena to be his bride. He detailed the gradual progress he made, playing music for her on his violin, writing her poems, beguiling her with stories, engaging her in conversation. It was clear that he obsessed over her. He knew what he wanted and never relented until she was his."
Author: Brandon Mull
4. "Mike Patton is a genius... It is definitely the hardest music I've ever played."
Author: Dave Lombardo
5. "I've always had a keen interest in the world. My father was in Patton's 3rd Army, and he helped liberate Dachau in the 7th Army."
Author: Ed Royce
6. "[The Real Thing]But when it came time to Patton to lay down his vocals, Wallace was surprised to hear that Patton had opted to utilize a peculiar singing voice. Wallace: "He was singing really nasally and also, his pitch on record was not as good as I knew it could be. I was just like, 'Why don't you just hit the notes?' And he goes, 'No man, this is my style.' Because he'd sing the song on tape, and he'd do this amazing, really full voice. I'm like, 'That's the voice! Get that on the darn tape!' He was like, 'No man, I don't want to do it'."
Author: Greg Prato
7. "She wants me to take out Patton." Barron's brows draw together. "Take out? As in transform him?" "No," I say. "As in take out to dinner. She thinks we'd make a good couple."
Author: Holly Black
8. "Eisenhower and Patton, old friends and figures crucial to the Allies' upcoming success, conferred over yet another gaffe on Patton's part that could have cost him his command. Patton's head is on Ike's shoulder in gratitude, but the scene is rescued from being completely maudlin by Eisenhower's internal question as to whether Patton wears his ever-present helmet to bed."
Author: Jean Edward Smith
9. "Patton would have said a warmer goodbye to his horse, The author writes on Eisenhower's cold dismissal of his wartime lover."
Author: Jean Edward Smith
10. "Eisenhower on Patton: "Fundamentally, he is so avid for recognition as a great commander that he won't with ruthlessly suppress any habit that will jeopardize it."
Author: Jean Edward Smith
11. "There are scenes here and effects here that would make George S. Patton wince."
Author: Joel Siegel
12. "War isn't about dying for your country. It's about making the enemy die for his." Gen. George S. Patton"
Author: Lee Child
13. "I've always had a propensity for getting the cursive down pretty well. What it evolved into was my pseudo-waitressing job when I was auditioning. I didn't wait tables. I did calligraphy for the invitations for, like, Robin Thicke and Paula Patton's wedding."
Author: Meghan Markle
14. "There are comedians that I like. I think a lot of it, you just figure out on your own. It's definitely one of those things that you get good at by doing it a lot. But I like Jim Gaffigan. Patton Oswalt. Janeane Garofalo."
Author: Michael Showalter
15. "General Patton, upon seeing the Roman ruins at Agrigento, remarked to a local expert, "Seventh Army didn't cause that destruction, did it, sir?" The man replied, "No sir, that happened in the last war." "What war was that?" "The Second Punic War."5"
Author: Robert M. Edsel
16. "Charlie Patton, who was born in 1891, recorded some of the very first blues. In 'Pony Blues' and 'Peavine Blues,' he manages to pile dense layers of rhythms one upon the other."
Author: Tim Cahill
17. "A good solution applied with vigor now is better than a perfect solution applied 10 minutes later" Gen. George Patton,"
Author: Walter Danley
18. "War ferrying troops to Italy for General Patton. His talent as a machinist and fireman earned him commendations, but he occasionally found himself in minor"
Author: Walter Isaacson
19. "For Black Label Special Opps, adversity is what you thrive on. General Patton is a huge fan favorite in Black Label."
Author: Zakk Wylde

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