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James A. Garfield
(1831-1881) born on
Nov 19
US president, lay preacher. He was the U.S.'s 20th president, but was shot in a railway station after only four months in office; died 80 days later.
         
   
F
A university is a student on one end of a pine log and Mark Hopkins [president of Williams College ] on the other.

R
Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
A
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.
N
If the power to do hard work is not talent, it is the best possible substitute for it.
K
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Dictionary of Quotations," by Bergen Evans, 1968.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "The Executives Quotation Book," ed. by James Charlton, 1993.
N: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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