William Tecumseh Sherman Quotes

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William Tecumseh Sherman Famous Quotes & Sayings

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William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: The voice of the people is the voice of humbug. The voice of the people is the voice of humbug.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: I intend to make Georgia howl. I intend to make Georgia howl.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: You may as well say, 'That's a valiant flea that dare eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion. You may as well say, 'That's a valiant flea that dare eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: We can make war so terrible and make them so sick of war that generations pass away before they again appeal to it. We can make war so terrible and make them so sick of war that generations pass away before they again appeal to it.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: I want peace, and believe it can only be reached through union and war, and I will ever conduct war with a view to perfect an early success. I want peace, and believe it can only be reached through union and war, and I will ever conduct war with a view to perfect an early success.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: [We] must stop these swarms of Jews who are trading, bartering and robbing. [We] must stop these swarms of Jews who are trading, bartering and robbing.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: The way to success is strategically along the way of least expectation and tactically along the line of least resistance. The way to success is strategically along the way of least expectation and tactically along the line of least resistance.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: If nominated, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve. If nominated, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man. Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army. An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man. Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: The carping and bickering of political factions in the nation's capital reminds me of two pelicans quarreling over a dead fish. The carping and bickering of political factions in the nation's capital reminds me of two pelicans quarreling over a dead fish.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: It's a disagreeable thing to be whipped. It's a disagreeable thing to be whipped.
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: 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: 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: 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: 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.
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: 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: A battery of field artillery is worth a thousand muskets. A battery of field artillery is worth a thousand muskets.
William Tecumseh Sherman quotes: War is at best barbarism. War is at best barbarism.
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: 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: 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: War is cruel and you cannot refine it. War is cruel and you cannot refine it.
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: 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: War's Legitimate Object Is More Perfect Peace. War's Legitimate Object Is More Perfect Peace.
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: The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war. The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.