Andrew Jackson quotes who was seventh president of United States, statesman and soldier. He served as army officer in United States Army before elected as a president. He always fought against corrupt mafia for common man.
Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767 in between the Provinces of North Carolina and South Carolina, British America and died on June 8, 1845 (aged 78) in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. He was also awarded Congressional Gold Medal & Thanks of Congress.
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1.The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer… form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.
2. 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 is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
3. I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
4. Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission.
5. I’ve got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.
6. You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.
7. Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.
8. Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
9. Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
10. 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.
11. The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.
12. 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.
13. Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
17. No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
18. War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
19. I have always been afraid of banks.
20. 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.
21. 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.
22. The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key… and bolt the door at once.
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
26. The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.
27. Disunion by force is treason.
28. It is a damn poor mind indeed which can’t think of at least two ways to spell any word.
29. 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.
30. The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.
31. If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
32. I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
33. Nullification means insurrection and war; and the other states have a right to put it down.
34. The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
35. 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.
36. I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President.