Kelly Miller Quotes

19 Kelly Miller quotes:

"Exaggerated self-importance is deemed an individual fault, but a racial virtue."
"Racial and denominational schools impart to the membership of their communities something which the general educational institution is wholly unable to inculcate."
"Civilization is not a spontaneous generation with any race or nation known to history, but the torch to be handed down from race to race from age to age."
"I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy."
"For a century after the reign of Frederick, Prussia remained the most prominent Germanic state in Europe."
"Germany expected that at the most a day or so would see Belgian resistance broken and the dash on Paris begun. It was not safe to start such a forward rush with Belgium unconquered."
"Having achieved such signal successes in the east, Russia and Roumania being both disposed of, the German leaders planned a campaign designed to crush Italy."
"In the early days of his reign, Bismarck confided to a friend that it would some day be necessary for Germany to confine William II in an insane asylum."
"It was just exciting to be there, and the atmospheres that we played in were great. That was just really exciting when we were in college."
"Kara Braxton, she's a great player, so I think they can go far this year."
"The collapse of Russia was the second great event of 1917."
"The Engineer Corps is charged with all construction, including light railways and roads."
"The eventual place the American army should take on the western front was to a large extent influenced by the vital question of communication and supply."
"The French were generous in giving us assistance in corps and army artillery, with its personnel, and we were confident from the start of our superiority over the enemy in guns of all calibers."
"The General Staff is naturally divided into five groups, each with its chief who is an assistant to the Chief of the General Staff."
"The success of the Allies in the west was in a measure offset by Teutonic victories in the east. When the invasion of Belgium began, Russia made immediate efforts to counteract by invasion of East Prussia."
"To meet the shortage of supplies from America, due to lack of shipping, the representatives of the different supply departments were constantly in search of available material and supplies in Europe."
"When the armistice was declared American forces had fought their way to Sedan."
"With Germany herself falling, it is not strange that the nations leagued with her also went down to defeat."

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