"Robert Augustus Toombs" was an American and Confederate States of America/Confederate political leader, Whig Party (United States)/Whig Party senator from Georgia (U.S. state)/Georgia, a founding father of the Confederacy, its first Secretary of State, and a Confederate States Army/Confederate general in the American Civil War of 1861-1865. He feuded bitterly with Confederate President Jefferson Davis. According to Jacob S. Clawson, he was "a bullish politician whose blend of acerbic wit, fiery demeanor, and political tact aroused the full spectrum of emotions from his constituents and colleagues....[he] could not balance his volatile personality with his otherwise keen political skill."If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Robert Toombs on Wikipedia.