Horatio Nelson “First gain the victory and then make the best use of it you can.” Horatio Nelson, 1797 Advertisements Share this:PrintEmailTweetMoreWhatsAppShare on TumblrTelegramPocketLike this:Like Loading... Related 3 thoughts on “Horatio Nelson” Add yours I don’t know why I’ve heard of “Horatio at the bridge.” Was taking some bridge the victory? Was Horatio Lord Nelson? History escapes me. LikeLike Reply It was “Horatius at the Bridge” a poem that might have depicted an actual Roman battle by a soldier Publius Horatius Cocles. For more information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horatius_Cocles and http://www.bartleby.com/360/7/158.html Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, KB was a British flag officer in the Royal Navy who lived September 1758 to October 1805 For more information: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horatio_Nelson,_1st_Viscount_Nelson LikeLike Reply Nelson speaks to too many current examples from sports to politics to battles. The best example is the Middle East, where we have shown winning battles is the easier part to success. The hard part comes with the follow-up and the lack of definition of success. LikeLike Reply Thoughts? Share below :-) Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.