"Benjamin Harrison" was the List of Presidents of the United States/23rd President of the United States (1889–1893); he was the grandson of the ninth President, William Henry Harrison. Harrison had become a prominent local attorney, Presbyterian church leader and politician in Indianapolis, Indiana. During the American Civil War, he served the Union for most of the war as a Colonel (United States)/colonel and on February 14, 1865 was confirmed by the United States Senate/U.S. Senate as a Brevet (military)/brevet Brigadier general (United States)/brigadier general of volunteers to rank from January 23, 1865. Afterwards, he unsuccessfully ran for the governorship of Indiana but was later elected to the U.S. Senate by the Indiana legislature.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous presidents! More Benjamin Harrison on Wikipedia.
The indiscriminate denunciation of the rich is mischievous.... No poor man was ever made richer or happier by it. It is quite as illogical to despise a man because he is rich as because he is poor. Not what a man has, but what he is, settles his class. We can not right matters by taking from one what he has honestly acquired to bestow upon another what he has not earned.Benjamin Harrison