James A. Garfield

James A. Garfield – Poverty is uncomfortable but nine…


“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.”
-James A. Garfield

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James A. Garfield – He who controls the money…


“He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.”
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James A. Garfield – Next in importance to freedom…


“Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.”
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James A. Garfield – If the power to do…


“If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it’s the best possible substitute for it.”
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James A. Garfield – Few men in our history…


“Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it.”
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James A. Garfield – The truth will set you…


“The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.”
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James A. Garfield – Man cannot live by bread…


“Man cannot live by bread alone he must have peanut butter.”
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James A. Garfield – The chief duty of government…


“The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people.”
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James A. Garfield – Ideas are the great warriors…


“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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James A. Garfield – All free governments are managed…


“All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.”
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