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LORD JOHN ARBUTNOTH FISHER, 1ST BARON FISHER OF KILVERSTONE
English first sea Lord of Admiralty and writer
(1841 - 1920)

The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility.
      - attributed to,
        see Macaulay "Essay on Lord Nugent's Memorials of Hampden"
        [War]

You will always be fools! We shall never be gentlemen.
      - in the London "Times" [Worth]

Jellicoe has all the Nelsonic attributes except one--he is totally wanting in the great gift of insubordination.
      - Letter to a Privy Councillor [War]


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