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James A. Garfield

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If wrinkles must be written on our brow, let them not be written on our heart. The spirit should not grow old.

— James A. Garfield


I never meet a ragged boy in the street without feeling that i may owe him a salute, for I know not what possibilities may be buttoned up under his coat.

— James A. Garfield

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He who controls the money supply of a nation controls the nation.

— James A. Garfield

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Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis.

— James A. Garfield

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The President is the last person in the world to know what the people really want and think.

— James A. Garfield

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I am a poor hater.

— James A. Garfield

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Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter.

— James A. Garfield

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Ideas control the world.

— James A. Garfield

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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.

— James A. Garfield

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The civil service can never be placed on a satisfactory basis until it is regulated by law.

— James A. Garfield

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About James A. Garfield

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At the time of Garfield's residence in the office the President's annual salary was $50000 which would be largely consumed for the operation of the White House. After Garfield finiJames A. Garfieldd his education between the 1857 and 1858 elections he began his career in politics as a "vigorous" stump speaker in support of the Republican Party and their anti-slavery cause. He joined with the Philadelphia-based Phillips brothers in an oil exploration investment which was moderately profitable.

He was first elected to Congress in 1862 as Representative of the 19th District of Ohio. Supreme Court justice. Grant James G.

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