"Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead."
Farragut at the Battle of Mobile Bay, 5 Aug. 1864.
"Hard pounding this, gentlemen; let's see who will pound longest."
The Duke of Wellington at Waterloo, 1815.
"England expects every man will do his duty."
Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar.
"He either fears his fate too much,
Or his deserts are small,
That puts it not unto the touch
To win or lose it all."
James Graham, Marquis of Montrose.
"No terms exept unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works."
Ulysses S. Grant (Also known as Unconditional Surrender Grant.)