Robert E. Lee

1807 - 1870

A Quote by Robert E. Lee on education

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

Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)

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A Quote by Robert E. Lee

You must be careful how you walk, and where you go, for there are those following you who will set their feet where yours are set.

Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)

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A Quote by Robert E. Lee on army, courage, service, and yielding

Lee tells his troops. After four years of arduous service marked by unsurpassed courage and fortitude the Army of Northern Virginia has been compelled to yield to overwhelming numbers and resources.

Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)

Source: April 9. 1865

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A Quote by Robert E. Lee on men, slavery, war, and wishes

There is a terrible war coming, and these young men who have never seen war cannot wait for it to happen, but I tell you, I wish that I owned every slave in the South, for I would free them all to avoid this war.

Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)

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A Quote by Robert E. Lee on war

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It is well that war is so terrible, or we should get too fond of it.

Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)

Source: at Battle of Fredericksburg, December 13, 1862

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A Quote by Robert E. Lee on failure and strength

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

Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)

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A Quote by Robert E. Lee on students

We have but one rule here, and that is that every student must be a gentleman.

Robert E. Lee (1807 - 1870)

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