Robert E Lee on the Civil War:
[W]e made a great mistake in the beginning of our struggle, and I fear, in spite of all we can do, it will prove to be a fatal mistake.
We appointed all our worst generals to command our armies, and all our best generals to edit the newspapers
Robert E. Lee, Civil War Era
Three friends from the local congregation were asked,
“When you’re in your casket, and friends and congregation members are mourning over you, what would you like them to say?”
Artie said, “I would like them to say I was a wonderful husband, a fine spiritual leader, and a great family man.”
Eugene commented, “I would like them to say I was a wonderful teacher and servant of God who made a huge difference in people’s lives..”
Al said, “I’d like them to say, ‘Look, he’s moving!‘”
Marry an outdoors woman.
Then, if you throw her out into the yard on a cold night, she can still survive.
-W. C. Fields –US actor, 1880-1946
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature.
I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.