President George Washington died in 1799. Many celebrated his life on his birthday in February. Years later, Washington’s birthday became a federal holiday. Still later, Washington’s Birthday was replaced with President’s Day.
This year, most of the United States is endlessly focused on the current race for the highest office. Since we find these words splashed in the headlines, I thought it would be of interest to see some of the words spoken years ago.
44 Quotes from the 43 Presidents
Read that headline again. It’s true. We count Grover Cleveland twice because he was elected at two different times.
Here is a quote from each president in honor of the holiday: