Inspiring Quotes President Chester A. Arthur

Chester Alan Arthur was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 21st president of the United States from 1881 to 1885. Previously the 20th US vice president, he succeeded to the presidency upon the death of President James A. Garfield in September 1881, two months after Garfield was shot by an assassin.

Here are some quotes from President Chester A. Arthur;

Be fit for more than the thing you are now doing. Let everyone know that you have a reserve in yourself; that you have more power than you are now using. If you are not too large for the place you occupy, you are too small for it.

If it were not for the reporters, I would tell you the truth.

Where you stand depends where you sit.

Men may die, but the fabric of our free institutions remains unshaken.

The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it.

I may be president of the United States, but my private life is nobody’s damned business.

Experience has shown that the trade of the East is the key to national wealth and influence.

 Let everyone know that you have a reserve in yourself; that you have more power than you are now using.

As is natural with contiguous states having like institutions and like aims of advancement and development, the friendship of the United States and Mexico has been constantly maintained.

The health of the people is of supreme importance. All measures looking to their protection against the spread of contagious diseases and to the increase of our sanitary knowledge for such purposes deserve attention of Congress.

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