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Robert E. Lee Quotes

«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.»
Author: Robert E. Lee | About: Duty, Work | Keywords: sublime
«Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.»
Author: Robert E. Lee
«It is well that war is so terrible, or we should get too fond of it.»
Author: Robert E. Lee | Keywords: fond, fonder, fondest, terrible
«The education of a man is never completed until he dies.»
Author: Robert E. Lee | Keywords: completed, dies
«I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.»
Author: 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.»
«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.»
«I have fought against the people of the North because I believed they were seeking to wrest from the South its dearest rights. But I have never cherished toward them bitter or vindictive feelings, and have never seen the day when I did not pray for them.»
Author: Robert E. Lee
«Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.»
«I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing, than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity.»
Author: Robert E. Lee

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