We often get in quicker by the back door than by the front.
There is a joy in danger.
You can not lead a battle if you think you look silly on a horse.
Strategy is the art of making use of time and space. I am less concerned about the later than the former. Space we can recover, lost time never.
A general-in-chief should ask himself several times in the day, What if the enemy were to appear now in my front, or on my right, or my left?