William McKinley - Quotes

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Cuba ought to be free and independent, and the government should be turned over to the Cuban people. ---->>>

We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California. It is Manifest Destiny. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.

War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.

Our differences are policies; our agreements, principles. ---->>>

I have never been in doubt since I was old enough to think intelligently that I would someday be made president. ---->>>

The free man cannot be long an ignorant man. ---->>>

The mission of the United States is one of benevolent assimilation. ---->>>

I am a tariff man, standing on a tariff platform. ---->>>

Expositions are the timekeepers of progress. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: January 29, 1843
Die: September 14, 1901
Occupation: President

William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 25th President of the United States from March 4, 1897 until his assassination in September 1901, six months into his second term. McKinley led the nation to victory in the Spanish–American War, raised protective tariffs to promote American industry, and maintained the nation on the gold standard in a rejection of inflationary proposals (wikipedia)