473 – “For honest merit to succeed amid the tricks and intrigues which are now so lamentably common, I know is difficult; but the honor of success is increased by the obstacles which are to be surmounted. Let me triumph as a man or not at all.”

–Rutherford B Hayes, 19th President of the United States of America

Quote Number:  915

Source: Hayes, Rutherford B. “Diary Entry.” November 7, 1841.

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