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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.
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.

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.
The bud of victory is always in the truth.
Great lives never go out; they go on.
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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