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American Civil War General and a major architect of modern warfare. 1820-1891
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“War is cruelty. There's no use trying to reform it. The crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If nominated, I will not accept; if drafted, I will not run; if elected, I will not serve.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world but I am sure we would be getting reports from hell before breakfast.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Every attempt to make war easy and safe will result in humiliation and disaster”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it; and those who brought war into our country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can pour out. I know I had no hand in making this war, and I know I will make more sacrifices to-day than any of you to secure peace.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Grant stood by me when I was crazy, and I stood by him when he was drunk, and now we stand by each other.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“In our Country . . . one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Courage - a perfect sensibility of the measure of danger, and a mental willingness to endure it.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“If the people raise a great howl against my barbarity and cruelty, I will answer that war is war, and not popularity seeking”

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