Grover Cleveland

1837 - 1908

A Quote by Stephen Grover Cleveland on execution, laws, and people

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

Grover Cleveland (1837 - 1908)

Source: Letter accepting the nomination for governor of New York, October 1882

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A Quote by Stephen Grover Cleveland on responsibility and truth

I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind.

Grover Cleveland (1837 - 1908)

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A Quote by Stephen Grover Cleveland on theory

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It is a condition which confronts us, not a theory.

Grover Cleveland (1837 - 1908)

Source: Third Annual Message, December 6, 1887. Reference to the Tariff.

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A Quote by Stephen Grover Cleveland on goodness, men, mercy, people, and rules

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.

Grover Cleveland (1837 - 1908)

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