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Rutherford B. Hayes
October 4, 1822 - January 17, 1893
Nationality: American
Category: President
Subcategory: American President

Unjust attacks on public men do them more good than unmerited praise.


The President of the United States should strive to be always mindful of the fact that he serves his party best who serves his country best.


To vote is like the payment of a debt, a duty never to be neglected, if its performance is possible.


Must swear off from swearing. Bad habit.


The bold enterprises are the successful ones. Take counsel of hopes rather than of fears to win in this business.


In avoiding the appearance of evil, I am not sure but I have sometimes unnecessarily deprived myself and others of innocent enjoyments.


Law without education is a dead letter. With education the needed law follows without effort and, of course, with power to execute itself; indeed, it seems to execute itself.

    Topics: Education

I am a radical in thought (and principle) and a conservative in method (and conduct).


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