Alexander Suvorov Quotes

Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov (Russian: ?????????? ??????????? ????????, r Aleksandr Vasil‘evich Suvorov; 24 November [O.S. 13 November] 1729 or 1730 – 18 May [O.S. 6 May] 1800) was a Russian military leader and considered a national hero. He was the Count of Rymnik, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, Prince of Italy, and the last Generalissimo of the Russian Empire

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Alexander Suvorov


The bullet is a mad thing, only the bayonet knows what it is about.

Alexander Suvorov


The bullet is a fool, the bayonet is a fine chap.

Alexander Suvorov


Fight the enemy with the weapons he lacks.

Alexander Suvorov


Win with ability, not with numbers.

Alexander Suvorov


A strong pursuit, give no time for the enemy to think, take advantage of victory, uproot him, cut off his escape route.

Alexander Suvorov


Train hard, fight easy.

Alexander Suvorov


When the enemy is driven back, we have failed, and when he is cut off, encircled and dispersed, we have succeeded.

Alexander Suvorov


Judgment of eye, speed and attack are the basis of victory.

Alexander Suvorov


The Church will pray to God for the dead. The survivor has honour and glory.

Alexander Suvorov


Fortune seized at the right moment gives victory.

Alexander Suvorov


Drill your soldiers well, and give them a pattern yourself.

Alexander Suvorov


Exercises cultivated self-reliance - the foundation of courage.

Alexander Suvorov


Fire opens the gates of victory.

Alexander Suvorov


There is nobody more terrible than the desperate.

Alexander Suvorov


One minute can decide the outcome of the battle, one hour - the outcome of the campaign, and one day - the fate of the country.

Alexander Suvorov