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Im crazy about Grant: his character, his nature, his science in fighting and everything else. But I dont like the idea t
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"I'm crazy about Grant: his character, his nature, his science in fighting and everything else. But I don't like the idea that he never accepted the blame for anything, always found someone else to blame for any mistake that was ever made, including blaming Prentiss for Shiloh"

- Shelby Foote

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In this quote, the speaker expresses their appreciation for Grant, particularly for his character, nature, and military strategy. However, they also criticize his propensity to never take obligation for his actions and instead move the blame onto others. This is exemplified by his blaming of Prentiss for the mistakes made at the Battle of Shiloh. The speaker's use of the expression "never accepted the blame for anything" recommends that this is a recurring behavior of Grant's. This quote highlights the intricacy of Grant's character, as he is both extremely respected and flawed in his leadership design.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Shelby Foote between November 17, 1916 and June 27, 2005. He was a famous Author from USA. The author also have 21 other quotes.

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