Quotation by Rutherford Birchard Hayes

The reform [of the civil service] should be thorough, radical, and complete.
Rutherford Birchard Hayes (1822–1893), U.S. president. Gov. Hayes's Letter of Acceptance, July 8, 1876. Hand-book of Politics for 1876, p. 212, Edward McPherson, Da Capo Press (1972).
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