Rutherford Hayes

Rutherford Hayes

19th US President
In Sumter and other counties [in South Carolina] the whites are resorting to intimidation and violence to prevent the colored people from organizing for the elections. The division there is still on the color line. Substantially all the whites are Democrats and all the colored people are Republicans. There is no political principle in dispute between them. The whites have the intelligence, the property, and the courage which make power. The negroes are for the most part ignorant, poor, and timid. My view is that the whMore Rutherford Hayes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The gloomy theology of the orthodox--the Calvinists--I do not, I cannot believe. Many of the notions--nay, most of the notions--which orthodox people have of the divinity of the Bible, I disbelieve. I am so nearly infidel in all my views, that too, in spite of my wishes, that none but the most liberal doctrines can command my assent.More Rutherford Hayes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at first. Good sense and energy are the qualities required.More Rutherford Hayes quotes [08/14/2011 01:08:36]
As friends go it is less important to live.More Rutherford Hayes quotes [08/14/2011 01:08:36]
The best religion the world has ever known is the religion of the Bible. It builds up all that is good.More Rutherford Hayes quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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