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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.
A university is a student on one end of a pine log and Mark Hopkins [president of Williams College ] on the other.

Things don't turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.
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.
If the power to do hard work is not talent, it is the best possible substitute for it.
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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