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Daniel Webster Quote: “I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American.”

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

— Daniel Webster



Daniel Webster Quote: “Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable.”

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

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.”

The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “A solemn and religious regard to spiritual and eternal things is an indispensable element of all true greatness.”

A solemn and religious regard to spiritual and eternal things is an indispensable element of all true greatness.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation.”

No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Human beings will generally exercise power when they can get it, and they will exercise it most undoubtedly in popular governments under pretense of public safety.”

Human beings will generally exercise power when they can get it, and they will exercise it most undoubtedly in popular governments under pretense of public safety.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “If the States were not left to leave the Union when their rights were interfered with, the government would have been National, but the Convention refused to baptize it by that name.”

If the States were not left to leave the Union when their rights were interfered with, the government would have been National, but the Convention refused to baptize it by that name.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “No power but Congress can declare war, but what is the value of this constitutional provision, if the President of his own authority may make such military movements as must bring on war?”

No power but Congress can declare war, but what is the value of this constitutional provision, if the President of his own authority may make such military movements as must bring on war?

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “I thank God, that if I am gifted with little of the spirit which is able to raise mortals to the skies, I have yet none, as I trust, of that other spirit which would drag angels down.”

I thank God, that if I am gifted with little of the spirit which is able to raise mortals to the skies, I have yet none, as I trust, of that other spirit which would drag angels down.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “I shall enter on no encomium upon Massachusetts; she needs none. There she is. Behold her, and judge for yourselves. There is her history; the world knows it by heart. The past, at least, is secure. There is Boston and Concord and Lexington and Bunker Hill; and there they will remain forever.”

I shall enter on no encomium upon Massachusetts; she needs none. There she is. Behold her, and judge for yourselves. There is her history; the world knows it by heart. The past, at least, is secure. There is Boston and Concord and Lexington and Bunker Hill; and there they will remain forever.

— Daniel Webster



Daniel Webster Quote: “One may live as a conqueror, a king, or a magistrate; but he must die a man. The bed of death brings every human being to his pure individuality, to the intense contemplation of that deepest and most solemn of all relations – the relations between the creature and his Creator.”

One may live as a conqueror, a king, or a magistrate; but he must die a man. The bed of death brings every human being to his pure individuality, to the intense contemplation of that deepest and most solemn of all relations – the relations between the creature and his Creator.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “If we cherish the virtues and the principles of our fathers, Heaven will assist us to carry on the work of human liberty and human happiness. Auspicious omens cheer us. Great examples are before us. Our own firmament now shines brightly upon our path.”

If we cherish the virtues and the principles of our fathers, Heaven will assist us to carry on the work of human liberty and human happiness. Auspicious omens cheer us. Great examples are before us. Our own firmament now shines brightly upon our path.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “The States are nations.”

The States are nations.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “I still live. Pretty.”

I still live. Pretty.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “The dignity of history consists in reciting events with truth and accuracy, and in presenting human agents and their actions in an interesting and instructive form. The first element in history, therefore, is truthfulness; and this truthfulness must be displayed in a concrete form.”

The dignity of history consists in reciting events with truth and accuracy, and in presenting human agents and their actions in an interesting and instructive form. The first element in history, therefore, is truthfulness; and this truthfulness must be displayed in a concrete form.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Instruct the mothers of the French people.”

Instruct the mothers of the French people.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “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.”

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.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty.”

We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.”

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

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Philosophic argument, especially that drawn from the vastness of the universe, in comparison with the apparent insignificance of this globe, has sometimes shaken my reason for the faith that is in me; but my heart has always assured and reassured me that.”

Philosophic argument, especially that drawn from the vastness of the universe, in comparison with the apparent insignificance of this globe, has sometimes shaken my reason for the faith that is in me; but my heart has always assured and reassured me that.

— Daniel Webster



Daniel Webster Quote: “The Bible is a book of faith, and a book of doctrine, and a book of religion, of special revelation from God; but it is also a book which teaches man his own individual responsibility, his own dignity, and his equality with his fellow – man.”

The Bible is a book of faith, and a book of doctrine, and a book of religion, of special revelation from God; but it is also a book which teaches man his own individual responsibility, his own dignity, and his equality with his fellow – man.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Employment gives health, sobriety, and morals.”

Employment gives health, sobriety, and morals.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions.”

The Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Let us thank God that we live in an age when something has influence besides the bayonet.”

Let us thank God that we live in an age when something has influence besides the bayonet.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Our profession is good, if practiced in the spirit of it; it is damnable fraud and iniquity when its true spirit is supplied by a spirit of mischief-making and money catching.”

Our profession is good, if practiced in the spirit of it; it is damnable fraud and iniquity when its true spirit is supplied by a spirit of mischief-making and money catching.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.”

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

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “The law: it has honored us; may we honor it.”

The law: it has honored us; may we honor it.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “America has furnished to the world the character of Washington. And if our American institutions had done nothing else, that alone would have entitled them to the respect of mankind.”

America has furnished to the world the character of Washington. And if our American institutions had done nothing else, that alone would have entitled them to the respect of mankind.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.”

On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves.”

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

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “On the light of Liberty you saw arise the light of Peace, like “another morn,” “Risen on mid-noon;” and the sky on which you closed your eye was cloudless.”

On the light of Liberty you saw arise the light of Peace, like “another morn,” “Risen on mid-noon;” and the sky on which you closed your eye was cloudless.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “It would seem, then, to be the part of political wisdom to found government on property; and to establish such distribution of property, by the laws which regulate its transmission and alienation, as to interest the great majority of society in the protection of the government.”

It would seem, then, to be the part of political wisdom to found government on property; and to establish such distribution of property, by the laws which regulate its transmission and alienation, as to interest the great majority of society in the protection of the government.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.”

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Labor in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.”

Labor in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Converse, converse, CONVERSE, with living men, face to face, mind to mind-that is one of the best sources of knowledge.”

Converse, converse, CONVERSE, with living men, face to face, mind to mind-that is one of the best sources of knowledge.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimately answered.”

Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimately answered.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “All creeds are fallible and uncertain evidences of evangelical piety.”

All creeds are fallible and uncertain evidences of evangelical piety.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Philosophical argument has sometimes shaken my reason for the faith that was in me but my heart has always assured me that the Gospel of Jesus Christ must be reality.”

Philosophical argument has sometimes shaken my reason for the faith that was in me but my heart has always assured me that the Gospel of Jesus Christ must be reality.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures; but associated with his kind, he works wonders.”

Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures; but associated with his kind, he works wonders.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “A representative form of government rests nor more on political contributions than on those laws which regulate the descent and transmission of property.”

A representative form of government rests nor more on political contributions than on those laws which regulate the descent and transmission of property.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.”

A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “When the spotless ermine of the judicial robe fell on John Jay, it touched nothing less spotless than itself.”

When the spotless ermine of the judicial robe fell on John Jay, it touched nothing less spotless than itself.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “On the other hand, the cultivation of the religious sentiment represses licentiousnessinspires respect for law and order, and gives strength to the whole social fabric, at the same time that it conducts the human soul upward to the Author of its being.”

On the other hand, the cultivation of the religious sentiment represses licentiousnessinspires respect for law and order, and gives strength to the whole social fabric, at the same time that it conducts the human soul upward to the Author of its being.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “The inherent right in the people to reform their government, I do not deny; and they have another right, and that is to resist unconstitutional laws without overturning the government.”

The inherent right in the people to reform their government, I do not deny; and they have another right, and that is to resist unconstitutional laws without overturning the government.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Thank God, I also am an American!”

Thank God, I also am an American!

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “If the true spark of religious and civil liberty be kindled, it will burn.”

If the true spark of religious and civil liberty be kindled, it will burn.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “The hand that destroys the Constitution rends our Union asunder forever.”

The hand that destroys the Constitution rends our Union asunder forever.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “The man is free who is protected from injury.”

The man is free who is protected from injury.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “There is something about men more capable of shaking despotic power than lightening, whirlwind, or earthquake, that is, the threatened indignation of the whole civilized world.”

There is something about men more capable of shaking despotic power than lightening, whirlwind, or earthquake, that is, the threatened indignation of the whole civilized world.

— Daniel Webster


Daniel Webster Quote: “Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint; the more restraint on others to keep off from us, the more liberty we have.”

Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint; the more restraint on others to keep off from us, the more liberty we have.

— Daniel Webster

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