Andrew Jackson Quotes.
Unless you become more watchful in your states and check the spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you will in the end find that… the control over your dearest interests has passed into the hands of these corporations.
Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result.
As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.
Equality of talents, of education, or of wealth can not be produced by human institutions.
[The Bible] is the rock on which our Republic rests.
It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States.
Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges… which are employed altogether for their benefit.
The Supreme Court has made its decision, now let them enforce it.
No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
John Calhoun, if you secede from my nation I will secede your head from the rest of your body.
In a free government the demand for moral qualities should be made superior to that of talents.
I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
Elevate those guns a little lower.
The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power, or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage; and this when used with calmness and deliberation will prove strong enough.
When you get in debt you become a slave.
It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges.