“Gods and Generals” quotes(2003)
Plot – The film tells about the rise and fall of Stonewall Jackson.
All actors – Donzaleigh Abernathy, Mark Aldrich, George Allen, Keith Allison, Royce D. Applegate, Bruce Boxleitner, Bo Brinkman, Mac Butler, Robert Byrd, Shane Callahan, Billy Campbell, David Carpentershow all
“Gods and Generals” Quotes 9 quotes
“- Gen. Stonewall Jackson: Tell me general, do you expect to live till the end of this war?
- General John Bell Hood: Oh... I do not know, but... I'm inclined to think I will. I expect I will be wounded. And you general?
- Gen. Stonewall Jackson: I do not expect to live to see the end of this war. Nor can I say that without victory I would desire...” (continue)(continue reading)
“It is well that war is so terrible... or we should grow too fond of it.”
“War is a scourge, but so is slavery. It is the systematic coercion of one group of men over another. It has been around since the book of Genesis. It exists in every corner of the world, but that is no excuse for us to tolerate it here when we find it right infront of our very eyes in our own country.”
“- Capt. James Power Smith: General Jackson, how is it you remain so calm in the midst of battle?
- Gen. Stonewall Jackson: Mr. Smith, my religious faith teaches me that God has already fixed the time of my death; therefore, I think not of it. I am as calm in battle as I would be in my own parlor. God will come for me in his own time.”
“I regard the crime of desertion as a sin against the army of the Lord. Duty is ours, the consequences are God's.”
“All these thousands of men. Many of them not much more than boys. Each one of them some mother's son, some sister's brother, some daughter's father. Each one of them a whole person loved and cherished in some home far away. Many of them will never return.”
“Just as we would not send any of our soldiers to march in other states, and tyrannize other people... so will we never allow the armies of others to march into our states and tyrannize our people.”