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Daniel Webster Quotes

A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.

A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.

An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.

Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.

Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.

Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves.

God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.

He who tampers with the currency robs labor of its bread.

How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgment upon that which seems.

I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.

I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American.

Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable.

It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.

Let it be borne on the flag under which we rally in every exigency, that we have one country, one constitution, one destiny.

Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.

Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable.

Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.