Meaningful & Inspirational Quotes by Ulysses S. Grant

Ulysses S. Grant’s Most Inspirational Quotes

A collection of beautiful and Inspirational Quotes by Ulysses S. Grant, this article we look at Ulysses S. Grant’s most inspiring quotes. Quotes often give context; they can mean different things to different people, here you will find some of the best quotes by Ulysses S. Grant.

Jesse has a new dog. You may have noticed that his former pets have been peculiarly unfortunate. When this dog dies every employee in the White House will be at once discharged.

Ulysses S. Grant
Jesse has a new dog. You may have noticed that his former pets have been peculiarly unfortunate. When this dog dies every employee in the White

My family is American, and has been for generations, in all its branches, direct and collateral

Ulysses S. Grant
My family is American, and has been for generations, in all its branches, direct and collateral

In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.

Ulysses S. Grant
In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.

The most confident critics are generally those who know the least about the matter criticized.

Ulysses S. Grant
The most confident critics are generally those who know the least about the matter criticized.


… anything is better than indecision. We must decide. If I am wrong, we shall soon find out and can do the other thing. But not to decide wastes both time and money and may ruin everything.

Ulysses S. Grant
 … anything is better than indecision. We must decide. If I am wrong, we shall soon find out and can do the other thing. But not to decide wastes both time and money and may ruin everything.

There are but two parties now: traitors and patriots. And I want hereafter to be ranked with the latter and, I trust, the stronger party.

Ulysses S. Grant
There are but two parties now: traitors and patriots. And I want hereafter to be ranked with the latter and, I trust, the stronger party.

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.

Ulysses S. Grant
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.

Cheap cigars come in handy; they stifle the odor of cheap politicians.

Ulysses S. Grant
Cheap cigars come in handy; they stifle the odor of cheap politicians.

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.

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.

The will of the people is the best law.

Ulysses S. Grant
The will of the people is the best law.

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.

Ulysses S. Grant
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.

The fact is I think I am a verb instead of a personal pronoun. A verb is anything that signifies to be; to do; or to suffer. I signify all three.

Ulysses S. Grant
The fact is I think I am a verb instead of a personal pronoun. A verb is anything that signifies to be; to do; or to suffer. I signify all three.

It will be all right if it turns out all right.

Ulysses S. Grant
It will be all right if it turns out all right.

Quit thinking about what Bobby Lee’s gonna do to us and start thinking about what we’re going to do to him.

Ulysses S. Grant
Quit thinking about what Bobby Lee's gonna do to us and start thinking about what we're going to do to him.

Wars produce many stories of fiction, some of which are told until they are believed to be true.

Ulysses S. Grant
Wars produce many stories of fiction, some of which are told until they are believed to be true.

I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.

Ulysses S. Grant
I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.

There never was a time when, in my opinion, some way could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword.

Ulysses S. Grant
There never was a time when, in my opinion, some way could not be found to prevent the drawing of the sword.

It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may expect the most efficient service.

Ulysses S. Grant
 It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may expect the most efficient service.

There are but few important events in the affairs of men brought about by their own choice.

Ulysses S. Grant
There are but few important events in the affairs of men brought about by their own choice.

I believe that our Great Maker is preparing the world, in His own good time, to become one nation, speaking one language, and when armies and navies will be no longer required.

Ulysses S. Grant
I believe that our Great Maker is preparing the world, in His own good time, to become one nation, speaking one language, and when armies and navies will be no longer required.

If you see the President, tell him from me that whatever happens there will be no turning back.

Ulysses S. Grant
If you see the President, tell him from me that whatever happens there will be no turning back.

I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.

Ulysses S. Grant
I know no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their stringent execution.

I would like to call your attention to … an evil that, if allowed to continue, will probably lead to great trouble … It is the accumulation of vast amounts of untaxed church property.

Ulysses S. Grant
I would like to call your attention to … an evil that, if allowed to continue, will probably lead to great trouble … It is the accumulation of vast amounts of untaxed church property.

No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.

Ulysses S. Grant
No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.

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