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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:5393
AUTHOR:Henry Clay (1777–1852)
QUOTATION:Sir, I would rather be right than be President.
ATTRIBUTION:Speech, 1850 (referring to the Compromise Measures).
 

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