Quotes about elections

If we should swap a good library for a second-rate stump speech and not ask for boot, it would be thoroughly in tune with our hear ts. For d ...

Federal Writers' Project Of The Wor politics elections

Colonel [John Charles] Fremont. Not a good picture, but will do to indicate my politics this year. For free States and against new slave Sta ...

Rutherford Birchard Hayes politics elections slavery

The candidate tells us we are the "backbone of the State," and we know that it is true, not because we are possessed of certain en dowed vir ...

Federal Writers' Project Of The Wor politics elections

While I believe that with a fair election in the South, our electoral vote would reach two hundred, and that we should have a larg e popular ...

Rutherford Birchard Hayes elections

Elections and politics in this country correspond with battles and war in other times and countries. Whatever of departing evils r emains is ...

Rutherford Birchard Hayes elections

What Congress and the popular sentiment approve is rarely defeated by reason of constitutional objections. I trust the measure wil l turn ou ...

Rutherford Birchard Hayes elections

Election day!... Spiegel Grove, my home, never looked so beautiful before.... I prefer success. But I anticipate defeat with very great equa ...

Rutherford Birchard Hayes elections

Yesterday the Electoral Commission decided not to go behind the papers filed with the Vice-President in the case of Florida.... I read the a ...

Rutherford Birchard Hayes elections

I still think I ought to leave Washington well alone. I have many friends in that city who can of their own motion speak confident ly of my ...

Rutherford Birchard Hayes elections

Any officer fit for duty who at this crisis would abandon his post to electioneer for a seat in Congress ought to be scalped. ...

Rutherford Birchard Hayes elections Civil War