Wish I'd said that - November 8, 2016

“There is one striking feature about [General and future President Ulysses S.] Grant’s orders: no matter how hurriedly he may write them on the field, no one ever has the slightest doubt as to their meaning, or ever has to read them over a second time to understand them.”

“General Meade’s chief of staff” quoted by Horace Porter Campaigning with Grant