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Robert E. Lee Quotes

(1807-1870), American Confederate Army Commander

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.

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

I like whiskey. I always did, and that is why I never drink it.

Category: Alcohol And Alcoholism

In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.

Category: Bible

The devil's name is dullness.

Category: Bores And Boredom

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.

Category: Congress

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

Category: Duty

The education of a man is never complete until he dies.

Category: Education

Let the tent be struck.

Category: Famous Last Words

Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.

Category: Friends And Friendship

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.

Category: Losers And Losing

Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.

Category: Wisdom