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Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)
US-Confederate general [more author details]
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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
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, Conversation with Gen. Longstreet
Strike the tent.
Robert E. Lee, last words, 12 October 1870.
You cannot be a true man until you learn to obey.
Robert E. Lee, Lee to students at washington college
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, Letter to General P. G. T. Beauregard, October 3, 1865
It is well that war is so terrible - otherwise we would grow too fond of it.
Robert E. Lee, Statement at the Battle of Fredericksburg (13th December 1862)

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