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All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary.
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Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission.
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Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
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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.
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Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments.
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Disunion by force is treason.
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Elevate those guns a little lower.
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Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support.
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Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
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Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted.
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Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.
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I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
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I have always been afraid of banks.
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I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President.
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I've got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.
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It is a damn poor mind indeed which can't think of at least two ways to spell any word.
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It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
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It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes.
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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.
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Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.
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Mr. Van Buren, your friends may be leaving you but my friends never leave me.
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Never take counsel of your fears.
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No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
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Nullification means insurrection and war; and the other states have a right to put it down.
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One man with courage makes a majority.
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Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
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Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
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The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.
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The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
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The Constitution and the laws are supreme and the Union indissoluble.
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The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.
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The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
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There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
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There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.
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There is nothing that I shudder at more than the idea of a separation of the Union. Should such an event ever happen, which I fervently pray God to avert, from that date I view our liberty gone.
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To the victors belong the spoils.
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War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
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You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.
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