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Charles Edward Montague

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There is no limit to what a man can do so long as he does not care a straw who gets the credit for it.

— Charles Edward Montague

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A lie will easily get you out of a scrape, and yet, strangely and beautifully, rapture possesses you when you have taken the scrape and left out the lie.

— Charles Edward Montague

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The number of medals on an officer's breast varies in inverse proportion to the square of the distance of his duties from the front line.

— Charles Edward Montague

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To be amused at what you read - that is the great spring of quotation.

— Charles Edward Montague

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War hath no fury like a non-combatant.

— Charles Edward Montague

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About Charles Edward Montague

Did you know about Charles Edward Montague?

He was educated at the City of London School and Balliol College Oxford. Nevinson would later write that "Montague is the only man I know whose white hair in a single night turned dark through courage. " He began as a grenadier-sergeant and rose to lieutenant and then captain of intelligence in 1915.

He finally retired in 1925 and settled down to become a full-time writer in the last years of his life. He died in 1928 at the age of 61. He returned to the Guardian but felt that his role was diminishing as the years passed.

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