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Benjamin Harrison
(1833-1901) born on
Aug 20
US 23rd president. His election was decided by the electoral college even though the popular vote favored Grover Cleveland.
         
   
F
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.

R
I knew that my staying up would not change the [election] result if I were defeated, while if elected I had a hard day ahead of me. So I thought a night's rest was best in any event.
A
The bud of victory is always in the truth.
N
Great lives never go out; they go on.
K
I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "North American Review," Mar 1901.
R: Responding to why he went to be early on election night; in "As I Knew Them," by Stoddard.
A: Speech, 18 Sep 1888.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
   


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