Ulysses S. Grant
It is men who wait to be selected, and not those who seek, from whom we may expect the most efficient service.
The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.
I know no method to secure the repeal of bad, obnoxious, or unjust laws so effective as their strict execution.