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Grover Cleveland
March 18, 1837 - June 24, 1908
Nationality: American
Category: President
Subcategory: American President

After an existence of nearly 20 years of almost innocuous desuetude, these laws are brought forth.


No man has ever yet been hanged for breaking the spirit of a law.


In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people's office.


Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.


Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made.


A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves.


Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream.


Some day I will be better remembered.


I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor.


The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity.


Party honesty is party expediency.


Communism is a hateful thing, and a menace to peace and organized government.


The lesson should be constantly enforced that though the people support the Government, Government should not support the people.


I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.


A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.


Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people.


Honor lies in honest toil.


Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.


Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.


The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board.


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