Benjamin Harrison

Quotes: Benjamin Harrison

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    God forbid that the day should ever come when, in the American mind, the thought of man as a consumer shall submerge the old American thought of man as a creature of God, endowed with unalienable rights.
    Source: The Status of Annexed Territory and of Its Free Civilized Inhabitants in North American Review, vol. 172, no. 530 (January 1901), p. 22.
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    I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
    Source: Speech in Rutland, Vermont (28 August 1891) as reported in The New York Times (29 August 1891), p. 5
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    No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor.
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    There never has been a time in our history when work was so abundant or when wages were as high, whether measured by the currency in which they are paid or by their power to supply the necessaries and comforts of life.
    Source: State of the Union Addresses of Benjamin Harrison
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    This Government has found occasion to express, in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness, to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia.
    Source: Public papers and addresses of Benjamin Harrison, twenty-third President of the United States, March 4, 1889, to March 4, 1893
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    When and under what conditions is the black man to have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those full civil rights which have so long been his in law?
    Source: State of the Union Addresses of Benjamin Harrison
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    Will it not be wise to allow the friendship between nations to rest upon deep and permanent things?... Irritations of the cuticle must not be confounded with heart failure.
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