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Elihu Root (1845-1937)

Elihu Root (1845-1937)

“About half the practice of a decent lawyer consists in telling would-be clients that they are damned fools and should stop.” — Elihu Root, attorney and Secretary of State under President Theodore Roosevelt and Secretary of War Under Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.

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