"My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."William Tecumseh Sherman on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."William Tecumseh Sherman on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."William Tecumseh Sherman on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."William Tecumseh Sherman on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."William Tecumseh Sherman on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"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."
"Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it."
"My aim then was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us."
"But, my dear sirs, when peace does come, you may call on me for any thing. Then will I share with you the last cracker, and watch with you to shield your homes and families against danger from every quarter."
"I know I had no hand in making this war, and I know I will make more sacrifices today than any of you to secure peace."