Andrew Jackson

Waxhaw, North Carolina
Andrew Jackson
Waxhaw, North Carolina

Quotes

11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted.
11 November 2014
War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
11 November 2014
I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.
11 November 2014
We can beat all Europe with United States soldiers. Give me a thousand Tennesseans, and I'll whip any other thousand men on the globe!
11 November 2014
I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.
11 November 2014
If they [Mexicans] touch the hair of the head of one of our citizens, tell him [Commodore Dallas] to batter down and destroy their town and exterminate the inhabitants from the face of the earth!
11 November 2014
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.
11 November 2014
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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