quote by Jubal Early

The Army of Northern Virginia was never defeated. It merely wore itself out whipping the enemy.

— Jubal Early

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The distinctions between Virginians, Pennsylvanians, New Yorkers, and New Englanders are no more. I Am Not A Virginian, But An American!

Virginians! With me! Who will come with me!?

I love Virginians because Virginians are all snobs and I like snobs.

A snob has to spend so much time being a snob that he has little time left to meddle with you.

General Lee, this is no place for you.

These men behind you are Georgians and Virginians. They have never failed you and will not fail you here. Will you boys?

I was the legal counsel in the effort to amend the Virginia Constitution to give Virginians the right to hunt and fish constitutionally, and we are one of the few states in the country to protect that right.

We Virginians do not go to the storied shrines of the past to do worship but rather to gain inspiration.

I can see it now: Osama bin Laden goes up to the pearly gates where George Washington comes out, starts beating him and is then joined by 70 other members of the Continental Congress. Osama will say, Hey, wait! Where are my 71 virgins? And George will reply It's 71 Virginians, you asshole!

The thing that influenced me most in relation to 'Nanny McPhee' were the Westerns I watched with my father. All the Spaghetti Westerns; all the Virginians; all the High Chaparrals. Because if you think about the form, it's a stranger from out of town.

You are a Virginian, and a Virginian ought to appear at the head of this business. I am obnoxious, suspected and unpopular; you are very much otherwise. And you can write ten times better than I can.

There is Jackson with his Virginians, standing like a stone wall.

Let us determine to die here, and we will conquer.

I want each and every West Virginian to have bragging rights.

I want to stop playing defense and start playing offense. So, together, let us grab the reins of history.

Virginians were no more angels or philanthropists than people to the north or to the south of them. They were moved by their affections, their interest, and their resentments, just as humanity is moved today.

Oh, yes; you Virginians shed barrels of perspiration while standing off at a distance and superintending the work your slaves do for you. It is different with us. Here it is every fellow for himself, or he doesn't get there.

I've lost over 800 West Virginians the last year.

Lost their lives to opiate and drug addiction. This is something that we've got to fight. We need to have treatment centers that take care of people. We need to start basically education from kindergarten all the way through adulthood. We need to get involved and stop this epidemic that's going on that's just ravaging.

I am not a Virginian, I am an American.

I'm a native West Virginian and I've been called everything from a hillbilly to a stump jumper. I'm always proud of it; I'm very proud to be a West Virginian.

Virginians were nice, they confided to each other, if caught singly.

Two Virginians, of course, talked horses.

My family came in 1635 from England and settled in Williamsburg.

Shortly after, they split up; half went to New England and half stayed in Virginia. I'm a Virginian Ballard.

Never, under any circumstances, let the Virginian wolfsnake near a typewriter.

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