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James Buchanan

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What is right and what is practicable are two different things.

— James Buchanan

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I like the noise of democracy.

— James Buchanan

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If you are as happy in entering the White House as I shall feel on returning to Wheatland, you are a happy man indeed.

— James Buchanan

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The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men.

— James Buchanan

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The test of leadership is not to put greatness into humanity, but to elicit it, for the greatness is already there.

— James Buchanan

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To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.

— James Buchanan

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Buchanan served as Secretary of State under President Polk from 1845 to 1849 despite objections from Buchanan's rival Vice President George Dallas. Efforts were made by statesmen such as Sen. James K.

(English pronunciation: /bjuːˈkænən/; April 23 1791 – June 1 1868) was the 15th President of the United States (1857–1861). "
When he left office popular opinion had turned against him and the Democratic Party had split in two. Buchanan first and foremost an attorney was noted for his mantra "I acknowledge no master but the law.

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