Quotes by Grover Cleveland

Stephen Grover Cleveland was an American politician and lawyer who was the 22nd and 24th president of the United States, the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office. He won the popular vote for three presidential elections—in 1884, 1888, and 1892—and was one of two Democrats to be elected president during the era of Republican political domination dating from 1861 to 1933. Born to a Presbyterian minister, Cleveland grew up in upstate New York.

Quotes by Grover Cleveland
Quote by Grover Cleveland

What is the use of being elected or re-elected, unless you stand for something?

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The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board.

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Though the people support the government, the government should not support the people.

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I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.

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Public officers are the servants and agents of the people, to execute the laws which the people have made.

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Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters.

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A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves.

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