264 – “Nobody but radicals have ever accomplished anything in a great crisis. Conservatives have their place in the piping times of peace; but in emergencies only rugged issue men amount to much.”

–James A Garfield, 20th President of the United States of America

Quote Number:  921

Source: Garfield, James A. “Statement of 1876,” in The Diary of James A. Garfield: 1875-1877 (1983), edited by Harry James Brown and Frederick D. Williams. pg 396.

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