Posts Tagged ‘Ulysses S. Grant’

Quote of the day, Nov. 12

November 12, 2017

Ulysses S. Grant, on battles

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

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Quote of the day, April 10

April 10, 2015

Ulysses S. Grant, letter to Robert E. Lee of 7 April 1865

“General R. E. Lee: The result of the last week must convince you of the hopelessness of further resistance on the part of the Army of Northern Virginia in this struggle. I feel that it is so, and regard it as my duty to shift from myself the responsibility of any further effusion of blood, by asking of you the surrender of that portion of the C.S. Army known as the Army of Northern Virginia.”

Quote of the day, July 7

July 7, 2013

Ulysses S. Grant, on accountability

“Nations, like individuals, are punished for their transgressions.”