Millard Fillmore Quote
“A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.”
Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects (1758 edition)
God is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything (2007)
“Hope has two beautiful daughters. Their names are anger and courage; anger at the way things are, and courage to see that they do not remain the way they are.”
As quoted in Spirituality and Liberation: Overcoming the Great Fallacy (1988) by Robert McAfee Brown, p. 136.
“Women wish to be loved without a why or a wherefore; not because they are pretty, or good, or well-bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.”
Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1885 edition)
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.