<div class=”d4p-bbp-quote-title”>namelus wrote:</div>
The greatest conquerors all had one thing in common ability to rally men behind their ideas.

The greatest were those who could make a good speech, but also had a good grip on logistics. A would-be conqueror with great oratory skills could still lose his army at about dinner-time if he hadn’t given thought to this sometimes neglected area of generaling.

Bugs Bunny: "I speak softly, but I carry a big stick."
Yosemite Sam: "Oh yeah? Well I speak LOUD! and I carry a BIGGER stick! and I use it, too!" BAM!