Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect.
The south produced statesmen and soldiers, planters and doctors and lawyers and poets, but certainly no engineers and mechanics. Let Yankees adopt such low callings.
Southerners can never resist a losing cause.
There ain't nothing from the outside that can lick any of us.
What most people don't seem to realize is that there is just as much money to be made out of the wreckage of a civilization as from the upbuilding of one.
After all, tomorrow is another day.