Chester A. Arthur
There are very many characteristics which go into making a model civil servant. Prominent among them are probity, industry, good sense, good habits, good temper, patience, order, courtesy, tact, self-reliance, many deference to superior officers, and many consideration for inferiors.
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 trust the time is nigh when, with the universal assent of civilized people, all international differences shall be determined without resort to arms by the benignant processes of civilization.
Madam, I may be President of the United States, but my private life is nobody’s damn business.
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