“We must go on, because we can’t turn back now.”

“I am a soldier, and not a statesman.”

“The only good Indian is a dead Indian.”

“I have come to occupy this country and not to let it occupy me.”

“War is always a shocking thing.”

“I am more disposed to notice the good qualities than the bad ones.”

“I can forgive, but I can never forget.”

“I am not an advocate for frequent changes in laws and constitutions.”

“I will do my duty, no matter what it costs me personally.”

“No organization can survive without innovation.”

“I never said all Democrats were saloonkeepers; what I said was all saloonkeepers are Democrats.”

“The only way to win the respect of mankind is to aim at greatness.”

“Brave men rejoice in adversity just as brave soldiers triumph in war.”

“I am always interested in the opinions of others; they often open my eyes to new possibilities.”

“I am too honest to be a politician and too proud to be a careerist.”

“It is our duty to prepare for peace, even while we are engaged in war.”

“I have always taken care to never disgrace my uniform or my army.”

“War is not a remedy for the suffering of mankind.”

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

“It is better to have fought and lost than never to have fought at all.”

“I believe in the principle that no man can achieve success by mere routine.”

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”

“I follow my own judgment, regardless of what others may say.”

“Strong men treat all alike.”

“It is better to act and fail than to be paralyzed by fear of failure.”

“The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.”

“I will never surrender, no matter the odds.”

“A good officer never overestimates the enemy’s strength, nor underestimates his own.”

“I believe in justice tempered with mercy.”

“I will fight till the last drop of blood in my veins.”