John Keegan Quotes

- Notable John Keegan Quotes Index -

Born: May 15, 1934, London, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: Kilmington, Devon, England, UK, August 2, 2012
Occupation: Author

1.
I don't look to find an educated person in the ranks of university graduates, necessarily. Some of the most educated people I know have never been near a university.
- John Keegan

2.
It's commonly said that people who've been ill in childhood and who've had an upset education never really regret that they do. It means that you don't look at the world in the way that other people do, and if you were inclined to be a writer, that's a help.
- John Keegan

3.
Soldiers, when committed to a task, can't compromise. It's unrelenting devotion to the standards of duty and courage, absolute loyalty to others, not letting the task go until it's been done.
- John Keegan

4.
The Islam of the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th century was a poor thing. Nobody bothered about it. Islam was that funny sort of pure system of beliefs that depressed people in the Middle East held as their religion.
- John Keegan

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