"All the friends I loved and wanted to reward are dead and all the enemies I hated
and had marked for punishment are now my friends."
-James Buchanan, 1857-1861
"The melancholy thing in our public life is the insane desire to get higher."
-Rutherford B. Hayes, 1877-1881
"I want it understood that I am the grandson of nobody."
-Benjamin Harrison, 1889-1893