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James A. Garfield – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by James A. Garfield

 

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

– James A. Garfield


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


Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.

– James A. Garfield


The chief duty of government is to keep the peace and stand out of the sunshine of the people.

– James A. Garfield


Few men in our history have ever obtained the Presidency by planning to obtain it.

– James A. Garfield


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

– James A. Garfield


If the power to do hard work is not a skill, it’s the best possible substitute for it.

– James A. Garfield


The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable.

– James A. Garfield


Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a brutality.

– James A. Garfield


All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.

– James A. Garfield