Millard Fillmore Quote
“A human being is a being who is constantly 'under construction,' but also, in a parallel fashion, always in a state of constant destruction.”
Interview published in March 2006 by Political Affairs
Earliest reference found in: "Young Children, Volume 53" (1964), p. 375. Probably apocryphal.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsMillard Fillmore
Born: January 7, 1800
Died: March 8, 1874 (aged 74)
Bio: Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States and the last member of the Whig Party to hold the office of president. As Zachary Taylor's Vice President, he assumed the presidency after Taylor's death.
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