Quotes by Ulysses S Grant
- Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace.
- Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.
- I have made it a rule of my life to trust a man long after other people gave him up, but I don't see how I can ever trust any human being again.
- I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.
- If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.
- In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.
- Labor disgraces no man unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
- Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.
- Let us have peace.
- The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.
- The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.