Quotation by Frederick The Great

Rogues, would you live forever?
Frederick The Great (1712–1786), Prussian king. Attributed.

Alleged call, June 18, 1757, when rallying his troops at Kolin, Bohemia. Similar words are attributed to Gunnery Sergeant Daniel Daly of the U.S. Marines, who, at Belleau Wood in France, June 4, 1918, is said to have shouted, "Come on you sons of bitches! Do you want to live for ever?"
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