William Tecumseh Sherman

1820 - 1891

A Quote by William Tecumseh Sherman on hell and war

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War is hell.

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820 - 1891)

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A Quote by William Tecumseh Sherman on glory, hell, and war

There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but boys, it is all hell.

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820 - 1891)

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A Quote by William Tecumseh Sherman on glory, hell, vengeance, and war

I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot, nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for more blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820 - 1891)

Source: Letter to his wife, July 1864

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A Quote by William Tecumseh Sherman on beginning, death, kindness, and men

I began to regard the death and mangling of a couple thousand men as a small affair, a kind of morning dash-and it may be well that we become so hardened.

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820 - 1891)

Source: Letter to his wife, July 1864

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A Quote by William Tecumseh Sherman on hell, vengeance, and war

It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820 - 1891)

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A Quote by William Tecumseh Sherman

Having to choose between the White House and the penitentiary, I'd choose the penitentiary.

William Tecumseh Sherman (1820 - 1891)

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