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William Howard Taft

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Anti-Semitism is a noxious weed that should be cut out. It has no place in America.

— William Howard Taft

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Failure to accord credit to anyone for what he may have done is a great weakness in any man.

— William Howard Taft

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A government is for the benefit of all the people.

— William Howard Taft

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Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment.

— William Howard Taft

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I'll be damned if I am not getting tired of this. It seems to be the profession of a President simply to hear other people talk.

— William Howard Taft

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No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people.

— William Howard Taft

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Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.

— William Howard Taft

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A system in which we may have an enforced rest from legislation for two years is not bad.

— William Howard Taft

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Action for which I become responsible, or for which my administration becomes responsible, shall be within the law.

— William Howard Taft

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Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood.

— William Howard Taft

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[citation needed] Nevertheless in the process Taft passed up yet another opportunity to embolden himself politically through the use of patronage. Evidence from eyewitnesses and from Taft himself strongly suggests that during his presidency he had severe obstructive sleep apnea. Ballinger's job was to assure the proper legal form of land withdrawals made from the private sector as part of Roosevelt's conservation policy.

Before becoming President Taft a Republican was selected to serve on the Superior Court of Cincinnati in 1887. After leaving office Taft spent his time in academia arbitration and the search for world peace through his self-founded League to Enforce Peace. The task-oriented Taft was oblivious to the political ramifications of his decisions often alienated his own key constituencies and was overwhelmingly defeated in his bid for a second term in the presidential election of 1912.

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