Quotes by Robert E. Lee

Robert Edward Lee was an American and Confederate soldier, best known as a commander of the Confederate States Army. He commanded the Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865.

The best Quotes and Sayings

I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.

- Robert E. Lee

Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.

- Robert E. Lee

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

- 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