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->''"Grant is a man of a good deal of rough dignity; rather taciturn; quick an decided in speech. He habitually wears an expression as if he had determined to drive his head through a brick wall, and was about to do it. I have much confidence in him."
-->-- - Letters from Col. Theodore Lyman to his wife, March and April, 1864. ''

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->''"Grant is a man of a good deal of rough dignity; rather taciturn; quick an decided in speech. He habitually wears an expression as if he had determined to drive his head through a brick wall, and was about to do it. I have much confidence in him."
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-->-- - Letters from Col. Theodore Lyman to his wife, March and April, 1864. ''
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-->-- -- Letters from Col. Theodore Lyman to his wife, March and April, 1864. ''

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-->-- -- - Letters from Col. Theodore Lyman to his wife, March and April, 1864. ''


->''"Grant is a man of a good deal of rough dignity; rather taciturn; quick an decided in speech. He habitually wears an expression as if he had determined to drive his head through a brick wall, and was about to do it. I have much confidence in him." -- Letters from Col. Theodore Lyman to his wife, March and April, 1864. ''

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->''"Grant is a man of a good deal of rough dignity; rather taciturn; quick an decided in speech. He habitually wears an expression as if he had determined to drive his head through a brick wall, and was about to do it. I have much confidence in him." "
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-- Letters from Col. Theodore Lyman to his wife, March and April, 1864. ''


"Grant is a man of a good deal of rough dignity; rather taciturn; quick an decided in speech. He habitually wears an expression as if he had determined to drive his head through a brick wall, and was about to do it. I have much confidence in him." -- Letters from Col. Theodore Lyman to his wife, March and April, 1864.

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"Grant ->''"Grant is a man of a good deal of rough dignity; rather taciturn; quick an decided in speech. He habitually wears an expression as if he had determined to drive his head through a brick wall, and was about to do it. I have much confidence in him." -- Letters from Col. Theodore Lyman to his wife, March and April, 1864. \n ''

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"Grant is a man of a good deal of rough dignity; rather taciturn; quick an decided in speech. He habitually wears an expression as if he had determined to drive his head through a brick wall, and was about to do it. I have much confidence in him." -- Letters from Col. Theodore Lyman to his wife, March and April, 1864.


'' 'cause he'd spill it on his pants!''\\

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'' 'cause he'd spill it on his pants!''\\pants!''


-->-- Robert E. Lee, after one of the faculty at Washington College insulted Grant.

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-->-- Robert -->--'''Robert E. Lee, Lee''', after one of the faculty at Washington College insulted Grant.



-->-- Mary Robinson, on Grant's antebellum attempt at farming.

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-->-- Mary Robinson, '''Mary Robinson''', on Grant's antebellum attempt at farming.



-->-- Abraham Lincoln on the success of Grant's Vicksburg Campaign.

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-->-- Abraham Lincoln -->--'''Abraham Lincoln''' on the success of Grant's Vicksburg Campaign.



-->-- General William Tecumseh Sherman, in praise of Grant.

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-->-- General -->-'''General William Tecumseh Sherman, Sherman''', in praise of Grant.



-->-- Frederick Douglass.

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-->-- Frederick Douglass.
-->--'''UsefulNotes/FrederickDouglass'''.


'''cause he'd spill it on his pants!''\\

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'''cause '' 'cause he'd spill it on his pants!''\\

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-> ''Ulysses Simpson Grant''\\
''Who would scream and rave and rant''\\
''While drinking whisky, although risky,''\\
'''cause he'd spill it on his pants!''\\
-->-- '''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}, "The Presidents' Song"

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->''"Let us have peace."''
-->--Grant's campaign slogan.





-> ''I am a damned sight smarter than Grant. I know more about military history, strategy, and grand tactics than he does. I know more about supply, administration,and everything else than he does. I'll tell you where he beats me though and where he beats the world. He doesn't give a damn about what the enemy does out of his sight, but it scares me like hell.''

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-> ''I am a damned sight smarter than Grant. I know more about military history, strategy, and grand tactics than he does. I know more about supply, administration,and administration, and everything else than he does. I'll tell you where he beats me though and where he beats the world. He doesn't give a damn about what the enemy does out of his sight, but it scares me like hell.''


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-> ''Yet as the generations slip away, as the dust of conflict settles, and as through the clearing air we look back with keener wisdom into the nation's past, mightiest among the mighty dead loom the three great figures of Washington, Lincoln, and Grant.''
-->- '''Theodore Roosevelt'''


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->''Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault and land in our rear and on both our flanks at the same time! Go back to you command and try to think what we are going to do ourselves instead of what Lee is going to do.''

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->''Oh, I am heartily tired of hearing about what Lee is going to do. Some of you always seem to think he is suddenly going to turn a double somersault and land in our rear and on both our flanks at the same time! Go back to you your command and try to think what we are going to do ourselves instead of what Lee is going to do.''


-->-- Grant's ultimatum to Fort Donelson, February 1862.

->''It occured to me at once that Harris had been as much afraid of me as I had been of him. This was a view of the question I had never taken before; but it was one I never forgot afterwards. From that event to the close of the war, I never experienced trepidation upon confronting an enemy, though I always felt more or less anxiety.''

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-->-- Grant's ultimatum to Fort Donelson, February 1862.

1862. This ultimatum (and his ultimate capture of the Fort) marks the beginning of the meteoric rise from an obscure Mexican War Veteran to the leader of all Union forces on land and later the Presidency.

->''It occured occurred to me at once that Harris had been as much afraid of me as I had been of him. This was a view of the question I had never taken before; but it was one I never forgot afterwards. From that event to the close of the war, I never experienced trepidation upon confronting an enemy, though I always felt more or less anxiety.''



->''Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it exept as a means of peace.''

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->''Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it exept except as a means of peace.''

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