[pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”30%”]”The thing about quotes on the internet is you cannot confirm their validity.”                         Abraham Lincoln[/pullquote]

I love famous logistics quotes!  I find a good quote can change my frame of mind, inspire me and put things in perspective.  I especially love famous logistics quotes because they elevate my chosen field to the noble place where it belongs.

The attached white paper contains 30 famous quotes from generals, presidents, dictators, royalty, soldiers, entrepreneurs, management gurus and other assorted logistics fans.

Famous Logistics Quotes

Below are a few of my favorite famous logistics quotes:

“Gentlemen, the officer who doesn’t know his communications and supply as well as his tactics is totally useless.”  – Gen. George S. Patton, USA

“The amateurs discuss tactics: the professionals discuss logistics.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“My logisticians are a humorless lot … they know if my campaign fails, they are the first ones I will slay.” – Alexander

“The supreme excellence is not to win a hundred victories. The supreme excellence is to subdue the armies of your enemies without even having to fight them.” – Sun Tzu, The Art of War

Check out these excellent websites for additional logistics quotes: searchquotes.com, military-quotes.com and logisticsworld.com.