1822-1885, American General, President
Everyone has his superstitions. One of mine has always been when I started to go anywhere, accomplished.
Ulysses S. Grant – [Perseverance]

I know of no method to secure the repeal of bad or obnoxious laws so effective as their strict execution.
Ulysses S. Grant – [Law and Lawyers]

I know only two tunes. One them is ''Yankee Doodle'' and the other isn't.
Ulysses S. Grant – [Music]

Labor disgraces no man, but occasionally men disgrace labor.
Ulysses S. Grant – [Work]

The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.
Ulysses S. Grant – [Friends and Friendship]