Facts about James A. Garfield

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Summary

James A. Garfield was a famous President from USA, who lived between November 19, 1831 and September 19, 1881.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by James.

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Famous quotes by James A. Garfield (31)


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"Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a brutality"
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"I am trying to do two things: dare to be a radical and not a fool, which is a matter of no small difficulty"
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"Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it"
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"All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people"
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"The President is the last person in the world to know what the people really want and think"
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"Suicide is not a remedy"
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"I am a poor hater"
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"Right reason is stronger than force"
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"Poverty is uncomfortable; but nine times out of ten the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and compelled to sink or swim"
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"I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came"
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"Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter"
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"I love to deal with doctrines and events. The contests of men about men I greatly dislike"
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"Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up"
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"Territory is but the body of a nation. The people who inhabit its hills and valleys are its soul, its spirit, its life"
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"Ideas control the world"
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"I mean to make myself a man, and if I succeed in that, I shall succeed in everything else"
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"He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation"
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"The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people"
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"If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it's the best possible substitute for it"
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"A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck"
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"The sin of slavery is one of which it may be said that without the shedding of blood there is no remission"
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"The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other"
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"The civil service can never be placed on a satisfactory basis until it is regulated by law"
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"Justice and goodwill will outlast passion"
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"A law is not a law without coercion behind it"
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"A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil"
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"The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable"
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"Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis"
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"Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained"
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"If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it"
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"If wrinkles must be written on our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should never grow old"


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