Quotation Explorer - 'Robert E. Lee'

To be a good soldier, you must love the army. To be a good commander, you must be willing to order the death of the thing you love. - Robert E. Lee
Strike the tent. - Robert E. Lee
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
I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself. - Robert E. Lee
Cadets can neither be treated as schoolboys or soldiers. - Robert E. Lee
It is well that war is so terrible - otherwise we would grow too fond of it. - Robert E. Lee
You cannot be a true man until you learn to obey. - Robert E. Lee
It is easier to make our wishes conform to our means than to make our means conform to our wishes. - Robert E. Lee
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. - Robert E. Lee
Duty then is the sublimest word in the English language. You should do your duty in all things. You can never do more, you should never wish to do less. - Robert E. Lee
I can only say that I am nothing but a poor sinner, trusting in Christ alone for salvation. - Robert E. Lee
Read history, works of truth, not novels and romances - Robert E. Lee
It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it. - Robert E. Lee
It is well that war is so terrible, or we would grow too fond of it. - Robert E. Lee
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