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Rutherford B. Hayes

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Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4, 1822 – January 17, 1893) was an American politician, lawyer, military leader and 19th President of the United States (1877–1881).

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  • "Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you."[1]    
Simple: Your conscience is the real way God talks to you.
About the quote: Letter to his son, Scott R. Hayes (March 8, 1892).
  • "One of the tests of the civilization of people is the treatment of its criminals."[1]
Simple: One of the way to test a group of people is to see how they treat their criminals.
About the quote: In his diary (October 30, 1892).


  1. 1.0 1.1 Diary and Letters of Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1922-1926)

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