One must never make a show of false emotions to one’s men. The ordinary soldier has a surprisingly good nose for what is true and what false.

Erwin Rommel (1891-1944) German field marshal
Letter (Jun 1942), The Rommel Papers, ch. 9 [ed. B. H. Liddell Hart, (1953)]

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