November 14, 2003

Presidential Fun Fact of the Day

Continuing Presidential Quotes...

"No man should in my judgment accept a degree he cannot read."
-Millard Fillmore, on his refusal of an honorary degree from Oxford University.

"There's nothing left but to get drunk."
-Franklin Pierce, after his party failed to renominate him for the presidency.

"My dear sir, if you are as happy in entering the White House as I shall feel in returning to Wheatland, you are a happy man indeed."
-James Buchanan, to his successor Abraham Lincoln.

Posted by Jennifer at November 14, 2003 11:25 AM


Wow, that Buchanan quote! I'm surprised it's not more famous.

Posted by: Tuning Spork at November 15, 2003 11:30 PM

Millard Fillmore -- a very under-rated president. He's one of my favorites.

Posted by: Paige at November 16, 2003 11:22 AM