James A. Garfield

James A. Garfield

US PRESIDENT

The 20th U.S. President whose presidency lasted only 200 days and ended with his assassination by Charles J. Guiteau.
  • When was
    James A. Garfield born?

    James A. Garfield was born on Saturday, November 19, 1831

  • Where was
    James A. Garfield born?

    James A. Garfield was born in Moreland Hills, OH

  • How old is
    James A. Garfield?

    James A. Garfield is 187


Best Quotes

  • The ideal college is Mark Hopkins on one end of a log and a student on the other.
  • I will not vote against the truths of the multiplication table.
  • 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.
  • Next in importance to freedom and justice is popular education, without which neither freedom nor justice can be permanently maintained.
  • History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning its two eyes are geography and chronology.
  • History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • A brave man is a man who dares to look the Devil in the face and tell him he is a Devil.
  • A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.
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