Ulysses S. Grant

1822 - 1885

A Quote by Ulysses S. Grant on nations, punishment, rebellion, and war

"The Southern rebellion was largely the outgrowth of the Mexican war. Nations, like individuals, are punished for their transgressions. We got our punishment in the most sanguinary and expensive war of modern times."

Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885)

Source: Personal Memoirs, 1885

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A Quote by Ulysses S. Grant

I know only two tunes: one of them is "Yankee Doodle" and the other one isn't.

Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885)

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A Quote by Ulysses S. Grant on peace

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Let us have peace.

Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885)

Source: Letter of Acceptance of Nomination, 29 May 1868

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A Quote by Ulysses S. Grant on execution, laws, and security

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

Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885)

Source: Inaugural Address, 4 March 1869

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A Quote by Ulysses S. Grant on acceptance

No terms except unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works.

Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885)

Source: To Simon Bolivar Buckner, under siege, Fort Donelson,16 Feb 1862

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A Quote by Ulysses S. Grant on judgment, mind, nations, peace, rebellion, and slavery

I never was an Abolitionest, not even what could be called anti slavery, but I try to judge farely and honestly and it become patent to my mind early in the rebellion that the North and South could never live at peace with each other except as one nation, and that without Slavery.

Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885)

Source: Letter to Elihu B. Washburne, August 30, 1863

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