James Garfield

James Garfield

20th U.S. President
Now more than ever the people are responsible for the character of their Congress. If that body be ignorant, reckless, and corrupt, it is because the people tolerate ignorance, recklessness, and corruption. If it be intelligent, brave, and pure, it is because the people demand these high qualities to represent them in the national legislature. . . . If the next centennial does not find us a great nation . . . it will be because those who represent the enterprise, the culture, and the morality of the nation do not aid iMore James Garfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Monuments may be builded to express the affection or pride of friends, or to display their wealth, but they are only valuable for the characters which they perpetuate.More James Garfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Liberty is no negation. It is a substantive, tangible reality.More James Garfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Statistical science is indispensable to modern statesmanship. In legislation as in physical science it is beginning to be understood that we can control terrestrial forces only by obeying their laws. The legislator must formulate in his statutes not only the national will, but also those great laws of social life revealed by statistics.More James Garfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a brutality.More James Garfield quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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