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William Sherman

"Grant stood by me when I was crazy, and I stood by him when he was drunk, and now we stand by each other." William Sherman
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William Sherman

"The whole army is burning with an insatiable desire to wreak violence upon South Carolina. I almost tremble for her fate." William Sherman
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"I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I want." William Sherman
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"If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking" William Sherman
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"War is cruelty. There's no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over." William Sherman
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"In our Country . . . one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out." William Sherman
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"If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world but I am sure we would be getting reports from hell before breakfast." William Sherman
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"If forced to choose between the penitentiary and the White House for four years, I would say the penitentiary, thank you" William Sherman
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"If I was forced to choose between the penitentiary and White House for four years, I would say the penitentiary, thank you." William Sherman
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"I think I understand what military fame is; to be killed on the field of battle and have your name misspelled in the newspapers." William Sherman
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"If forced to choose between the penitentiary and the White House for four years, I would say the penitentiary, thank you." William Tecumseh Sherman
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William Sherman

"The carping and bickering of political factions in the nation's capital reminds me of two pelicans quarreling over a dead fish." William Sherman
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"You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it; and those who brought war into our country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can pour out. I know I had no hand in making this war, and I know I will make more sacrifices to-day than any of you to secure peace." William Sherman
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"You may as well say, 'That's a valiant flea that dare eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.'" William Sherman
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"Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster" William Sherman
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"He belonged to that army known as invincible in peace, invisible in war" William Sherman
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"I make up my opinions from facts and reasoning, and not to suit any body but myself. If people don't like my opinions, it makes little difference as I don't solicit their opinions or votes." William Sherman
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"An Army is a collection of armed men obliged to obey one man. Every change in the rules which impairs the principle weakens the army." William Sherman
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"I intend to make Georgia howl."" William Sherman
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"War is at best barbarism. Its glory is all moonshine... War is hell." William Sherman
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"War is the remedy our enemies have chosen, and I say give them all they want." William Sherman
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