Zitate Alexander Wassiljewitsch Suworow
About the Battle of Kinburn, 1787, from "The Book of Military Quotations" By Peter G. Tsouras - Page 138.
Readings in Russian History - Page 694 by Warren Bartlett Walsh - Soviet Union - 1959.
„It is very difficult to do one's duty. I was considered a barbarian because at the storming of the Praga 7,000 people were killed. Europe says that I am a monster. I myself have read this in the papers, but I would have liked to talk to people about this and ask them: is it not better to finish a war with the death of 7,000 people rather than to drag it on and kill 100,000.“
About the Polish deaths in the storming of the fortified Praga suburb in Warsaw on October 15, 1794, during the Polish revolt, quotes in Philip Longworth, "The Art of Victory", 1966.
„When the enemy is driven back, we have failed, and when he is cut off, encircled and dispersed, we have succeeded.“
"The Book of Military Quotations" - Page 124 by Peter G. Tsouras - Reference - 2005.
The Book of Military Quotations By Peter G. Tsouras - Page 55.