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Quotation by Grover Cleveland
The truth is, I do not want that office. When the American people choose a President they require him to remain awake four years. I have come to a time in life when I need my sleep.
Grover Cleveland (1837–1908), U.S. president. Harry Thurston Peck, Twenty Years of the Republic, 1885-1905. H. Wayne Morgan, From Hayes to McKinley: National Party Politics, 1877-1896, ch. 10 (1969).
Cleveland was commenting in 1888, when he was running again for the presidency.
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