Top 10 Quotes by James A Garfield

James A Garfield

If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.

James A Garfield
I love to deal with doctrines and events. The contests of men about men I greatly dislike.
James A Garfield

Mankind have been slow to believe that order reigns in the universe-that the world is a cosmos and a chaos.

James A Garfield
A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck. James A. Garf
James A Garfield

It is the high privilege and sacred duty of those now living to educate their successors and fit them, by intelligence and virtue, for the inheritance which awaits them.

James A Garfield
I have had many troubles in my life, but the worst of them never came.
James A Garfield

Coercion is the basis of every law in the universe,--human or divine. A law is not law without coercion behind it.

James A Garfield
A law is not a law without coercion behind it. James A. Garfiel
James A Garfield

[It is possible] that the race of red men ... will, before many generations, be remembered only as a strange, weird, dream-like specter, which has passed once before the eyes of men, but had departed forever.

James A Garfield
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.