Robert E.Lee Quotes

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Robert E.Lee quotes: The biggest mistake of my life was taking a military education. The biggest mistake of my life was taking a military education.
Robert E.Lee quotes: It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it. It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain. Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.
Robert E.Lee quotes: I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself. I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.
Robert E.Lee quotes: For I consider the character of no man affected by a want of success, provided he has made an honest effort to succeed. For I consider the character of no man affected by a want of success, provided he has made an honest effort to succeed.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Remember, we are all one country now. Dismiss from your mind all sectional feeling, and bring them up to be Americans. Remember, we are all one country now. Dismiss from your mind all sectional feeling, and bring them up to be Americans.
Robert E.Lee quotes: History teaches us hope. History teaches us hope.
Robert E.Lee quotes: All this has been my fault. All this has been my fault.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Whither shall I flee? To no country on earth that I know of where there is as much liberty as yet remains to me even in Virginia. Whither shall I flee? To no country on earth that I know of where there is as much liberty as yet remains to me even in Virginia.
Robert E.Lee quotes: No day should be lived unless it was begun with a prayer of thankfulness and an intercession for guidance. No day should be lived unless it was begun with a prayer of thankfulness and an intercession for guidance.
Robert E.Lee quotes: They seemed so united that I loved them as one person. Lee wrote of his son and daughter-in-law on his daughter-in-law's death. They seemed so united that I loved them as one person. Lee wrote of his son and daughter-in-law on his daughter-in-law's death.
Robert E.Lee quotes: I will attack no matter what and win the war! I will attack no matter what and win the war!
Robert E.Lee quotes: Duty is the sublimest work in the English language. Duty is the sublimest work in the English language.
Robert E.Lee quotes: The enemy never sees the backs of my Texans! The enemy never sees the backs of my Texans!
Robert E.Lee quotes: The time is not come for impartial history. If the truth were told just now, it would not be credited. The time is not come for impartial history. If the truth were told just now, it would not be credited.
Robert E.Lee quotes: It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it. It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it.
Robert E.Lee quotes: As a general principle you should not force young men to do their duty, but let them do it voluntarily and thereby develop their characters. As a general principle you should not force young men to do their duty, but let them do it voluntarily and thereby develop their characters.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Teach him to deny himself. Teach him to deny himself.
Robert E.Lee quotes: It is well that war is so terrible. We should grow too fond of it. It is well that war is so terrible. We should grow too fond of it.
Robert E.Lee quotes: I would rather die a thousand deaths than surrender. I would rather die a thousand deaths than surrender.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Without music, we wouldn't have an Army. Without music, we wouldn't have an Army.
Robert E.Lee quotes: I have never witnessed on any previous occasion such entire disregard of the usage of civilized warfare and the dictates of humanity. I have never witnessed on any previous occasion such entire disregard of the usage of civilized warfare and the dictates of humanity.
Robert E.Lee quotes: My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men. My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
Robert E.Lee quotes: The education of a man is never completed until he dies. The education of a man is never completed until he dies.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Cadets can neither be treated as schoolboys or soldiers. Cadets can neither be treated as schoolboys or soldiers.
Robert E.Lee quotes: There is a true glory and a true honor: the glory of duty donethe honor of the integrity of principle. There is a true glory and a true honor: the glory of duty done
the honor of the integrity of principle.
Robert E.Lee quotes: A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others. A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Every student must be a gentleman. Every student must be a gentleman.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Lee assess a subordinate commander as all lion; no fox. Lee assess a subordinate commander as all lion; no fox.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Let us go home and cultivate our virtues. Let us go home and cultivate our virtues.
Robert E.Lee quotes: You must be careful how you walk and where you go, for there are those following you who will set their feet where yours are set. You must be careful how you walk and where you go, for there are those following you who will set their feet where yours are set.
Robert E.Lee quotes: There is always hazard in military activity, but we must decide between the positive loss of inactivity and the risk of action. There is always hazard in military activity, but we must decide between the positive loss of inactivity and the risk of action.
Robert E.Lee quotes: He has lost his left arm, but I my right. He has lost his left arm, but I my right.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Never do a wrong thing to make a friendor to keep one. Never do a wrong thing to make a friend
or to keep one.
Robert E.Lee quotes: I have been up too congress, and they do not seem to do anything except eat peanuts and chew tobacco while my army is starving ... I have been up too congress, and they do not seem to do anything except eat peanuts and chew tobacco while my army is starving ...
Robert E.Lee quotes: We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing. We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing.
Robert E.Lee quotes: We must look to the rising generation for the restoration of the country. We must look to the rising generation for the restoration of the country.
Robert E.Lee quotes: There is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant and I would rather die a thousand deaths. There is nothing left for me to do but to go and see General Grant and I would rather die a thousand deaths.
Robert E.Lee quotes: You cannot be a true man until you learn to obey. You cannot be a true man until you learn to obey.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Go home all you boys who fought with me and help build up the shattered fortunes of our old state Go home all you boys who fought with me and help build up the shattered fortunes of our old state
Robert E.Lee quotes: The enemy is here, and if we do not whip him, he will whip us. The enemy is here, and if we do not whip him, he will whip us.
Robert E.Lee quotes: I am now considered such a monster, that I hesitate to darken with my shadow, the doors of those I love, lest I should bring upon them misfortune. I am now considered such a monster, that I hesitate to darken with my shadow, the doors of those I love, lest I should bring upon them misfortune.
Robert E.Lee quotes: I can only say that I am nothing but a poor sinner, trusting in Christ alone for salvation. I can only say that I am nothing but a poor sinner, trusting in Christ alone for salvation.
Robert E.Lee quotes: In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength. In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Any victory would be dear at such a price. Any victory would be dear at such a price.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Read history, works of truth, not novels and romances Read history, works of truth, not novels and romances
Robert E.Lee quotes: Abandon your animosities and make your sons Americans! Abandon your animosities and make your sons Americans!
Robert E.Lee quotes: We have only one rule here - to act like a gentleman at all times. We have only one rule here - to act like a gentleman at all times.
Robert E.Lee quotes: You see what a poor sinner I am, and how unworthy to possess what was given me; for that reason it has been taken away. You see what a poor sinner I am, and how unworthy to possess what was given me; for that reason it has been taken away.
Robert E.Lee quotes: I am A man, not a sponge! If god wished a sponge to think, A SPONGE WOULD THINK! I am A man, not a sponge! If god wished a sponge to think, A SPONGE WOULD THINK!
Robert E.Lee quotes: We have but one rule here, and that is that every student must be a gentleman. We have but one rule here, and that is that every student must be a gentleman.
Robert E.Lee quotes: We must forgive our enemies. We must forgive our enemies.
Robert E.Lee quotes: It is glorious to see such courage in one so young. It is glorious to see such courage in one so young.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Say just what you mean to do on every occasion, and take it for granted you mean to do right. Say just what you mean to do on every occasion, and take it for granted you mean to do right.
Robert E.Lee quotes: General Longstreet,when once in a fight, was a most brilliant soldier; but he was the hardest man to move I had in my army. General Longstreet,when once in a fight, was a most brilliant soldier; but he was the hardest man to move I had in my army.
Robert E.Lee quotes: Respect is based on Friendship,and friendship is based on love and love is so accidental isn't it ? Respect is based on Friendship,and friendship is based on love and love is so accidental isn't it ?