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The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war. ...
by William Tecumseh Sherman

The scenes on this field would have cured anybody of war.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Related topics: War

War is hell.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

If nominated, I will not run; if elected,
I will not serve.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I intend to make Georgia howl.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

 

I would make this war as severe as possible,
and show no symptoms of tiring till the South begs for mercy.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

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 Tecumseh 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 Tecumseh Sherman

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It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor
heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood,
more vengeance, more desolation.
War is hell.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I hate newspapermen.
They come into camp and pick up their camp rumors and print them as facts.
I regard them as spies, which, in truth,
they are.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

The voice of the people is the voice of humbug.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

War is at its best barbarism.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

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 Tecumseh Sherman

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 Tecumseh Sherman

You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty,
I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

A battery of field artillery is worth a thousand muskets.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger,
and a mental willingness to endure it.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result
in humiliation and disaster.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

War is cruelty.
There is no use trying to reform it.
The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

If forced to choose between the penitentiary and the
White House for four years,
I would say the penitentiary, thank you.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

In our Country...
one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

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 Tecumseh Sherman

War is the remedy that our enemies have chosen,
and I say let us give them all they want.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

War is too serious a matter to leave to soldiers.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory,
but, boys, it is all hell.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

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.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

It's a disagreeable thing to be whipped.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

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 Tecumseh Sherman

He belonged to that army known as invincible in peace,
invisible in war.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

You may as well say, 'That's a valiant flea that dare
eat his breakfast on the lip of a lion.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

If you don't have my army supplied, and keep it supplied,
we'll eat your mules up, sir.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

There will soon come an armed contest between capital and labor.
They will oppose each other, not with words and arguments,
but with shot and shell, gun-powder and cannon.
The better classes are tired of the insane howling
of the lower strata and they mean to stop them.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

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.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

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 Tecumseh Sherman

I am tired and sick of war.
Its glory is all moonshine.
It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor
heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood,
for vengeance, for desolation.
War is hell.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

This war differs from other wars, in this particular.
We are not fighting armies but a hostile people,
and must make old and young, rich and poor,
feel the hard hand of war.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Shoot a few scenes out of focus.
I want to win the foreign film award.
- Billy Wilder

Well first of all, it's hard to shoot a movie and break
for a long time and then come back and do,
in a sense, one of the biggest scenes that each character had.
- Dustin Hoffman

They didn't have the money to keep Christopher Lee
long enough to play his scenes with me.
- Herbert Lom

These scenes deal with what happened before Hannibal
Lecter was captured for the first time.
- Dino De Laurentiis

Action scenes get me so excited, and my adrenaline starts pumping.
- Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

I loved being behind the scenes and finding out how they make movies.
- Samantha Mumba

The real rulers in Washington are invisible,
and exercise power from behind the scenes.
- Felix Frankfurter

I do a lot of things behind the scenes.
I do a lot of things that don't hit the headlines.
- John Oates

For me, certain shots or scenes are keys in the movie.
- Sam Mendes

I have never been over fond of scenes anywhere.
- Chris Bailey

Nah, I've done sex scenes before, you know,
like in video.
- David Cronenberg

So many times you see beautiful lovemaking scenes with
a lot of exposure or an awkward lovemaking scene,
but I think it's very rare that you see it private.
- Ang Lee

They all went down in droves because just scenes of
palm trees and beaches can get pretty boring.
- James MacArthur

I find it enormously valuable to be sure that that
the pacing is what I think it is and that the scenes
have the shape I think they have musically and dramatically.
- Carlisle Floyd

I am so excited to extend myself behind the scenes as a designer and to -
as my father puts it -
finally have a real job.
- Lady Gaga

I haven't seen the film yet because I just got in from London.
In the scenes where the two characters are bantering with each other,
it is like bobbing at the net in tennis.
- Albert Finney

I think good radio often uses the techniques of fiction:
characters,
scenes, a big urgent emotional question.
And as in the best fiction, tone counts for a lot.
- Ira Glass

I think explicit love scenes are a turn off unless
it's the kind you read with one hand.
- Colleen McCullough

A good movie is three good scenes and no bad scenes.
- Howard Hawks

Before that I wanted to be a magazine illustrator -
I probably would have painted Gothic scenes.
- Ira Levin

Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew
what questions I was going to ask them,
and all of my character's voice-over narration and
scenes were added after the fact.
- Griffin Dunne

My first student film was Orientation,
which was basically the set-up for Animal House.
There are a couple of scenes that we later borrowed in some form.
- Ivan Reitman

Mel Gibson was lovely.
He was on the edge of both scenes that I had with Danny Glover.
- Tom Atkins

Raquel Welch is someone I can also live without.
We've got some love scenes together and I am dreading them!
- Oliver Reed

I'll fly Away took place in the 50's and 60's in America's South,
and there are a couple of scenes where me and my friends
are supposed to be skinny dipping with these girls.
- Jeremy London

He allowed us to choreograph the sex scenes.
- Linda Fiorentino

Unless the story line carries the scenes,
the scenes don't really mean anything.
- George Cukor

I wanna sit behind the scenes and see nothin' but the greens.
- Method Man

I always anticipated difficulties in order to avoid scenes.
- Gloria Swanson

There are three rape scenes that I've had to act in,
and none of them have gotten to film.
I don't think it's something that should be promoted in any way.
- Joan Severance

With the fight scenes, they would take a video camera
and shoot alongside the camera so we would piece it
together on the computer and had an extremely rough
cut of what we were doing.
- Kelly Hu

You live for those really great scenes where you almost
feel that the film has gone beyond what was printed
on the script pages and been raised to another level.
- Tobey Maguire

There's a lot of research behind the scenes that you don't get to see,
but I have an instinct that my dad nurtured from when I was born.
I was very lucky then.
- Steve Irwin

The funniest thing happened in one of my first scenes.
In the beginning Emma was really arrogant and punk
and in every scene she would slam the door when she walked in or out.
- Dannii Minogue


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