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Millard Fillmore: Grocer Subsistence

Posted by admin on Saturday, February 9, 2019

Millard Fillmore Money Quote saying before the ‘Former Presidents Act’ awarded retired presidents a cabinet level salary (currently $207,800 yearly) was complaining of the need to make a living after serving the highest office. Millard Fillmore said:
 
It is a national disgrace that our Presidents, after having occupied the highest position in the country, should be cast adrift, and, perhaps, be compelled to keep a corner grocery for subsistence Quote
 

“It is a national disgrace that our Presidents, after having occupied the highest position in the country, should be cast adrift, and, perhaps, be compelled to keep a corner grocery for subsistence” — Millard Fillmore

 
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Ralph Waldo Emerson: Deserve to be Rich

Posted by admin on Friday, October 27, 2017

Ralph Waldo Emerson Money Quote saying a man cannot express his genius when he is barely able to survive – it cost money to live and we deserve to be rich. Ralph Waldo Emerson said:
 
Justice to genius making larger demand than bare subsistence. Constitution expensive and needs to be rich Quote
 

“Nor can he do justice to his genius, without making some larger demand on the world than a bare subsistence. He is by constitution expensive, and needs to be rich” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

 
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