William Tecumseh Sherman Quotes

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William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: War is at best barbarism. War is at best barbarism.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war. The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: War is too serious a matter to leave to soldiers. War is too serious a matter to leave to soldiers.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: War's Legitimate Object Is More Perfect Peace. War's Legitimate Object Is More Perfect Peace.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are. I hate newspapermen. They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts. I regard them as spies, which, in truth, they are.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: In our Country ... one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out. In our Country ... one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: War is cruel and you cannot refine it. War is cruel and you cannot refine it.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: The whole army is burning with an insatiable desire to wreak violence upon South Carolina. I almost tremble for her fate. The whole army is burning with an insatiable desire to wreak violence upon South Carolina. I almost tremble for her fate.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: Some of you young men think that war is all glamour and glory, but let me tell you, boys, it is all hell! Some of you young men think that war is all glamour and glory, but let me tell you, boys, it is all hell!
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: I knew wherever I was that you thought of me, and if I got in a tight place you would come-if alive. I knew wherever I was that you thought of me, and if I got in a tight place you would come-if alive.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: He belonged to that army known as invincible in peace, invisible in war. He belonged to that army known as invincible in peace, invisible in war.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: A battery of field artillery is worth a thousand muskets. A battery of field artillery is worth a thousand muskets.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: We have good corporals and good sergeants and some good lieutenants and captains, and those are far more important than good generals. We have good corporals and good sergeants and some good lieutenants and captains, and those are far more important than good generals.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: War is at best barbarism. Its glory is all moonshine ... War is hell. War is at best barbarism. Its glory is all moonshine ... War is hell.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: I see every chance of a long, confused and disorganizing civil war, and I feel no desire to take a hand therein. I see every chance of a long, confused and disorganizing civil war, and I feel no desire to take a hand therein.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: Wars are not all evil, they are part of the grand machinery by which this world is governed. Wars are not all evil, they are part of the grand machinery by which this world is governed.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: You people speak so lightly of war; you don't know what you're talking about. War is a terrible thing! You people speak so lightly of war; you don't know what you're talking about. War is a terrible thing!
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: It's a disagreeable thing to be whipped. It's a disagreeable thing to be whipped.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: Hold the fort! I am coming! Hold the fort! I am coming!
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I want.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: War is Hell you can NOT refine it! War is Hell you can NOT refine it!
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster. Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster.