A Bit of Wisdom from William Tecumseh Sherman

New York, NY…William Tecumseh Sherman February 8, 1820 – February 14, 1891. American Soldier & General in the Union Army during the American Civil War (1861–1865).

“If forced to choose between the penitentiary and the White House for four years, I would say the penitentiary, thank you.”

“Grant stood by me when I was crazy, and I stood by him when he was drunk; and now we stand by each other always.”

“There is many a boy here to-day who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell.”

“War is the remedy our enemies have chosen, and I say let us give them all they want.”

“Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster.”

“I will not accept if nominated, and will not serve if elected.”

“War is hell”