Robert E. Lee Quotes


24 Robert E. Lee quotes:



"Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character."
"The education of a man is never complete until he dies."
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"Duty is the sublimest word in the language. You can never do more than your duty. You should never wish to do less."
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"The education of a man is never completed until he dies."
"Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret."
"Duty is the sublimest word in our language."
"I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself."
"The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy."
"I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing, than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity."
"We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters."
"Whiskey - I like it, I always did, and that is the reason I never use it."
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"Duty, then is the sublimest word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more; you should never wish to do less."
"We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing."
"I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me. I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God."
"Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more, you should never wish to do less."
"Duty is the most sublime word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less."
"A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others."
"The devil's name is dullness."
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"The Boys Next Door."
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"I have been up to see the Congress and they do not seem to be able to do anything except to eat peanuts and chew tobacco, while my army is starving."
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