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Now for civil service reform. Legislation must be prepared and executive rules and maxims. We must limit and narrow the area of pa ...
In public buildings set aside for the care and maintenance of the goods of the middle ages, a staff of civil service art attendant ...
One point in my public life: I did all I could for the reform of the civil service, for the building up of the South, for a sound ...
One of its [James A. Garfield's assassination] lessons, perhaps its most important lesson, is the folly, the wickedness, and the d ...
Both of us felt more anxiety about the South--about the colored people especially--than about anything else sinister in the result ...
The President has the authority to do a great deal in promoting a reform of the civil service. But the great mass of evils to be d ...
The reform [of the civil service] should be thorough, radical, and complete.
The man who will follow precedent, but never create one, is merely an obvious example of the routineer. You find him desperately n ...
No officer should be required or permitted to take part in the management of political organizations, caucuses, conventions, or el ...
I cannot exaggerate the waste of the President's time and the consumption of his nervous vitality involved in listening to congres ...
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