said, on leaving office:
There is nothing left but to drink and die.
He expired soon afterwards
of cirrhosis of the liver.
His attitude and life was opposite
in many ways to those of
Omar Khayyám .
Quotations from the 14th president include :
If your past is limited, your future is boundless.
Republic without parties is a complete anomaly.
The histories of all
popular governments show how absurd
is the idea of their attempting to exist