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Definition of Presidency

Presidency

  1. The function or condition of one who presides; superintendence; control and care.
  2. The office of president; as, Washington was elected to the presidency.
  3. The term during which a president holds his office; as, during the presidency of Madison.
  4. One of the three great divisions of British India, the Bengal, Madras, and Bombay Presidencies, each of which had a council of which its governor was president.

Presidency Quotations

By disgracing and degrading the presidency of the United States, by fleeing the White House like a diseased cur, Richard Nixon broke the heart of the American Dream.
Hunter S. Thompson

I made a mistake by being ejected from the presidency. Next time, I will choose a Cabinet which will allow me to be life President.
Nelson Mandela

I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is opposed to every instinct in my body. But as president I must put the interests of America first Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow.
Richard M. Nixon

We all obviously need others to look up to, and be inspirational to us. Ford did a great job as far as putting the presidency back where it belonged, getting the trust back after Nixon. And President Reagan has been one of the most influential presidents.
Steve Garvey

No man will ever carry out of the Presidency the reputation which carried him into it.
Thomas Jefferson
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