Inspirational Quotes from Charles Edward Montague

To be amused at what you read – that is the great spring of quotation.

Charles Edward Montague

There is no limit to what a man can do so long as he does not care a straw who gets the credit for it.

Charles Edward Montague

Patriotism has served, at different times, as widely different ends as a razor, which ought to be used in keeping your face clean and yet may be used to cut your own throat or that of an innocent person.

Charles Edward Montague

War hath no fury like a non-combatant.

Charles Edward Montague

A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.

Charles Edward Montague

The number of medals on an officer’s breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.

Charles Edward Montague