One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A group of soldiers or workers can only fight or function effectively if they have been well fed.
- ‘Emperor Napoleon had said an army marches on its stomach.’
- ‘Napoleon recognised that an army marches on its stomach but, today, a more pertinent question for all farmers and tax payers is: ‘Should British soldiers be stuffing themselves with foreign meat in their rations?’’
- ‘If an army marches on its stomach, software product development at every large corporation marches on the Zee cabinet.’
- ‘‘Napoleon said that an army marches on its stomach, and I fed these guys,’ says the Fannie Mae leader who spearheaded the move last summer.’
- ‘As Napoleon once said, an army marches on its stomach - hence the importance of getting tucker to the troops.’
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