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Franklin Pierce
(1804-1869) born on
Nov 23
US president (14th). He was the 14th U.S. president, 1853-57; tried unsuccessfully to end sectional controversy over slavery.
         
   
F
I find the remark, "Tis distance lends enchantment to the view" is no less true of the political than of the natural world.

R
The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded.
A
In a body [like Congress] where there are more than one hundred talking lawyers, you can make no calculation upon the termination of any debate.
N
[F]requently the more trifling the subject the more animated and protracted the discussion.
K
There's nothing left . . . but to get drunk.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Letter, 1832; in "Power Quotes," by Daniel B. Baker, 1991.
R: Inaugural address, 4 Mar 1853.
A: In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
N: In "The Forbes Book of Business Quotations," by Ted Goodman, 1997.
K: When asked what a President should do after leaving office; in "Rutherford B. Hayes and His America," by Harry Barnard, p 503, 1954.
   


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