James Garfield

1831 - 1881

A Quote by James A. Garfield

"The men who succeed best at public life are those who take the risk of standing by their own convictions."

James Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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A Quote by James Abram Garfield on history and prophets

History is but the unrolled scroll of prophecy.

James Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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A Quote by James Abram Garfield on ideas, war, and world

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

James Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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A Quote by James Abram Garfield on life, men, risk, and success

The men who succeed best in public life are those who take the risk of standing by their own convictions.

James Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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A Quote by James Abram Garfield on poverty

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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 Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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A Quote by James Abram Garfield on ambition, partnership, power, talent, and work

If the power to do hard work is not talent, it is the best possible substitute for it. Ambition by itself never gets anywhere until it forms a partnership with work.

James Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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A Quote by James Abram Garfield on power, talent, and work

If the power to do hard work is not talent, it is the best substitute for it.

James Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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A Quote by James Abram Garfield on heart and spirit

If wrinkles must be written upon our brows, let them not be written upon the heart. The spirit should not grow old.

James Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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A Quote by James Abram Garfield on world

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Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.

James Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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A Quote by James Abram Garfield on education, freedom, justice, and popularity

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

James Garfield (1831 - 1881)

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