->''"These English are a strange people. They came here in the morning, looked at the wall, walked over it, killed all the garrison, and returned to breakfast. What can withstand them?"''
->-- Quoted from Maratha chieftain allied to Wellington during his campaigns in India. From ''Highlander'' by Tim Newark.

->''"One might as well try to charge through a wall."''
->-- Napoleon - On the British Infantry at Waterloo

->''" I always thought them bad soldiers, now I am sure of it! I turned their right, pierced their centre, broke them everywhere; the day was mine, and yet the British did not know it and would not run".''
->-- Marshal Soult - Battle of Albuhera 1811

->''"When other Generals make mistakes their armies are beaten; when I get into a hole, my men pull me out of it."''
->-- The Duke of Wellington, after Waterloo.