Top 10 Quotes by James A Garfield

James A Garfield

The world's history is a divine poem, of which the history of every nation is a canto, and every man a word. Its strains have been pealing along down the centuries, and though there have been mingled the discords of warring cannon and dying men, yet to the Christian philosopher and historian - the humble listener - there has been a Divine melody running through the song which speaks of hope and halcyon days to come.

James A Garfield
Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis. James A. Garf
James A Garfield

A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil. James A. Garfiel

James A Garfield
The men who succeed best in public life are those who take the risk of standing by their own convictions.
James A Garfield

I must do something to keep my thoughts fresh and growing. I dread nothing so much as falling into a rut and feeling myself becoming a fossil.

James A Garfield
Of course I deprecate war, but if it is brought to my door the bringer will find me at home.
James A Garfield

The truth will set you free, but first it will make you miserable. James A. Garf

James A Garfield
Man cannot live by bread alone; he must have peanut butter. James A. Garf
James A Garfield

I mean to make myself a man, and if I succeed in that, I shall succeed in everything else.

James A Garfield
In the minds of most men, the kingdom of opinion is divided into three territories,--the territory of yes, the territory of no, and a broad, unexplored middle ground of doubt.