James A. Garfield Quotes

13 James A. Garfield quotes:

"A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil."
"The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people."
"Most human organizations that fall short of their goals do so not because of stupidity or faulty doctrines, but because of internal decay and rigidification. They grow stiff in the joints. They get in a rut. They go to seed."
Author: Garfield Quotes Category: Defeat Quotes
"I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came."
"Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it."
"He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation."
"Justice and goodwill will outlast passion."
"The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other."
"I am a poor hater."
"I love to deal with doctrines and events. The contests of men about men I greatly dislike."
"Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis."
"I have had many troubles, but the worst of them never came."
Author: Garfield Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
"Poverty is uncomfortable; but 9 times out of 10 the best thing that can happen to a young man is to be tossed overboard and be compelled to sink or swim."

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