Benjamin Harrison Quotes

 

There never has been a time in our history when work was so abundant or when wages were as high, whether measured by the currency in which they are paid or by their power to supply the necessaries and comforts of life.

— Benjamin Harrison

The bud of victory is always in the truth.

— Benjamin Harrison

I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.

— Benjamin Harrison

Great lives never go out; they go on.

— Benjamin Harrison

We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.

— Benjamin Harrison

No other people have a government more worthy of their respect and love or a land so magnificent in extent, so pleasant to look upon, and so full of generous suggestion to enterprise and labor.

— Benjamin Harrison

I knew that my staying up would not change the election result if I were defeated, while if elected I had a hard day ahead of me. So I thought a night’s rest was best in any event.

— Benjamin Harrison

When and under what conditions is the black man to have a free ballot? When is he in fact to have those full civil rights which have so long been his in law?

— Benjamin Harrison

This Government has found occasion to express, in a friendly spirit, but with much earnestness, to the Government of the Czar, its serious concern because of the harsh measures now being enforced against the Hebrews in Russia.

— Benjamin Harrison

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