Gun ReviewsShop Gun Quotes: General George S. Patton on How to “Git ‘er Done” Jennifer L.S. Pearsall - November 6, 2012 0 When it comes to gun quotes, we're pretty sure Patton's take on management skills is how most of the world's guns, including our own military firearms, came to be invented.“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do, and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.”—General George S. Patton, from the book Pocket Patriot, Quotes from American Heroes Like this Patton quote? Then we think you’ll love Gun Digest Book of Classic American Combat Rifles. Check it out!