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Robert E. Lee Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Robert E. Lee Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

I cannot trust a man to control others
who cannot control himself.
- Robert E. Lee

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My heart bleeds at the death of every one of our gallant men.
- Robert E. Lee

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
- Robert E. Lee

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends.
- Robert E. Lee

 

It is well that war is so terrible.
We should grow too fond of it.
- Robert E. Lee

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends,
and mar the purest joys and happiness
God has granted us in this world,
to fill our hearts with hatred
instead of love for our neighbors,
and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world!
- Robert E. Lee

Whiskey - I like it, I always did, and that is the reason I never use it.
- Robert E. Lee


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We must expect reverses, even defeats.
They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence,
to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our
falling into greater disasters.
- Robert E. Lee

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.
- Robert E. Lee

Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
- Robert E. Lee

My chief concern is to try to be an humble,
earnest Christian.
- Robert E. Lee

We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent
failure often proves a blessing.
- Robert E. Lee

Let the tent be struck.
- Robert E. Lee

This war is not about slavery.
- Robert E. Lee

Duty, then is the sublimest word in our language.
Do your duty in all things.
You cannot do more; you should never wish to do less.
- Robert E. Lee

I think it better to do right, even if we suffer in so doing,
than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity.
- Robert E. Lee

It is good that war is so horrible, or we might grow to like it.
- Robert E. Lee

I like whiskey.
I always did, and that is why I never drink it.
- Robert E. Lee

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

I tremble for my country when I hear of confidence expressed in me.
I know too well my weakness, that our only hope is in God.
- Robert E. Lee

A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.
- Robert E. Lee

The war...
was an unnecessary condition of affairs,
and might have been avoided if forebearance and wisdom
had been practiced on both sides.
- Robert E. Lee

The devil's name is dullness.
- Robert E. Lee

Do your duty in all things.
You cannot do more, you should never wish to do less.
- Robert E. Lee

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.
- Robert E. Lee

What a cruel thing war is...
to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors.
- Robert E. Lee

The education of a man is never completed until he dies.
- Robert E. Lee

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.
- Robert E. Lee

The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has
met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy.
The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right,
not from policy.
- Robert E. Lee

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
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The glue that holds all relationships together -
including the relationship between; the leader and the led
is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
- Brian Tracy

You may be deceived if you trust too much,
but you will live in torment
if you don't trust enough.
- Frank Crane

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks.
- Isaac Watts

It's a delight to trust somebody so completely.
- Jeff Goldblum

The more you trust your intuition, the more empowered you become,
the stronger you become, and the happier you become.
- Gisele Bundchen

Remember, there are no mistakes, only lessons.
Love yourself, trust your choices, and everything is possible.
- Cherie-Carter Scotts

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.
- Stephen King

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I trust my intuition to deliver
powerful visions of my inspired future,
and I empower my intent to
transform those visions into reality.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I can trust my friends These people force me to examine myself,
encourage me to grow.
- Cher

I always trust my gut reaction; it's always right.
- Kiana Tom

Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
- Herodotus

Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
- George MacDonald

Never trust sheep.
- Ryan Stiles

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust.
Service brings satisfaction.
Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
- James Cash Penney

When I get logical, and I don't trust my instincts -
that's when I get in trouble.
- Angelina Jolie

Trust in what you love, continue to do it,
and it will take you where you need to go.
- Natalie Goldberg

Trust your ability!
- Itzhak Perlman

Trust in yourself.
Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
- Claudia Black

We must trust our own thinking.
Trust where we're going.
And get the job done.
- Wilma Mankiller

Trust is a great force multiplier.
- Tom Ridge

Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
- Finley Peter Dunne

Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living.
It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built.
Where trust is, love can flourish.
- Barbara Smith

Self-trust is the first secret of success.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It takes years to build up trust,
and only seconds to destroy it.
- Anonymous

I repeat...
that all power is a trust; that we are accountable for its exercise;
that from the people and for the people all springs,
and all must exist.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Trust only movement.
Life happens at the level of events, not of words.
Trust movement.
- Alfred Adler

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

Trust in God - she will provide.
- Emmeline Pankhurst

I have to trust what I do and then do it.
- Ednita Nazario

It is wonderful to have Faith,
but don't confuse trust with being gullible.
Balance trust with conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Put your trust in the Lord and go ahead.
Worry gets you no place.
- Roy Acuff

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The more laws and order are made prominent,
the more thieves and robbers there will be.
- Lao Tzu

Never trust anyone who wants what you've got.
Friend or no, envy is an overwhelming emotion.
- Eubie Blake

Don't trust anyone over 30.
- Pat Boone

I get along with guys; most of my friends are guys.
It's easier to trust men sometimes.
I only have a few close girlfriends that I trust.
- Paris Hilton


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