Best Quotes by William Howard Taft (Top 10)

  1. Enthusiasm for a cause sometimes warps judgment.
  2. Presidents come and go, but the Supreme Court goes on forever.
  3. Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood.
  4. Unless education promotes character making, unless it helps men to be more moral, more just to their fellows, more law abiding, more discriminatingly patriotic and public spirited, it is not worth the trouble taken to furnish it.
  5. Substantial progress toward better things can rarely be taken without developing new evils requiring new remedies.
  6. The world is not going to be saved by legislation.
  7. I do not believe in the divinity of Christ, and there are many other of the postulates of the orthodox creed to which I cannot subscribe.
  8. No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people.
  9. If they will play fair I will play fair, but if they won't then I reserve all my rights to do anything I find myself able to do.
  10. We are all imperfect. We can not expect perfect government.

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