Civil War The Best Robert E. Lee Quotes  

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A list of the best Robert E. Lee quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Robert E. Lee quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Robert E. Lee quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Robert E. Lee should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Robert E. Lee quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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88 1
Still a Union that can only be maintained by swords and bayonets, and in which strife and civil war are to take the place of brotherly love and kindness, has no charm for me. Robert E. Lee

107 2
The education of a man is never complete until he dies. Robert E. Lee

120 3
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one. Robert E. Lee

84 2
Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain. Robert E. Lee

105 3
“It is well that war is so terrible – otherwise we would grow too fond of it.” Robert E. Lee

51 1
True patriotism sometimes requires of men to act exactly contrary, at one period, to that which it does at another, and the motive which impels themthe desire to do rightis precisely the same. Robert E. Lee

92 3
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. Robert E. Lee

89 3
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. Robert E. Lee

65 2
Duty is the sublimest word in the language. You can never do more than your duty. You should never wish to do less. Robert E. Lee

86 4
I am of the opinion that all who can should vote for the most intelligent, honest, and conscientious men eligible to office, irrespective of former party opinions, who will endeavour to make the new constitutions and the laws passed under them as beneficial as possible to the true interests, prosperity, and liberty of all classes and conditions of the people. Robert E. Lee

68 3
The devil's name is dullness. Robert E. Lee

62 3
My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health. Robert E. Lee

48 2
Let the tent be struck. Robert E. Lee

67 4
We have fought this fight as long, and as well as we know how. We have been defeated. For us as a Christian people, there is now but one course to pursue. We must accept the situation. Robert E. Lee

84 7
I like whiskey. I always did, and that is why I never drink it. Robert E. Lee