George Catlett Marshall, Jr. (December 31, 1880 – October 16, 1959), was an American military leader, Chief of Staff of the Army, Secretary of State, and the third Secretary of Defense. Once noted as the "organizer of victory" by Winston Churchill for his leadership of the Allied victory in World War II, Marshall served as the United States Army Chief of Staff during the war and as the ... more »
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''My dear old grandfather Litcock said, just before they sprung the trap, you can't cheat an honest man. Never give a sucker an even break or smarten up a chump.''George Marshall, and Eddie Cline. Larsen E. Whipsnade (W.C. Fields), You Can't Cheat an Honest Man, retort to a man who accuses him of dishonesty (193...