Talk:William McKinley

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"Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war. "

This quotation is sourced. It is the beginning of the last paragraph of the text as published in Volume III of The World's Famous Orations (1906), reproduced in Bartleby.com ([1]). It is also the inscription at the base of the rotunda at the McKinley Monument in Canton, Ohio, where he and his family are buried.

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  • I have never been in doubt since I was old enough to think intelligently that I would someday be made President.
  • That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime - to set an example - and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.