But If Not
Home Authors Topics Titles Videos    

Andrew Jackson

One man with courage makes a majority.

Never take counsel of your fears.

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.

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.

Elevate those guns a little lower.

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.

Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.

It is a damn poor mind indeed which can't think of at least two ways to spell any word.

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.

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.

Never take counsel of your fears.

No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.

One man with courage makes a majority.

Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.

That book [Bible], sir, is the rock on which our republic rests.

The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.

There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.

Quotes by Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

Andrew Jackson

1767 to 1845

7th President of the United States