Quotes by Andrew Jackson (President/American).

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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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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.
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Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission.
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The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.
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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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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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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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War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
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Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted.
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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.
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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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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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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.
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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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Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.
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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.
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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.
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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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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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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.
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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.
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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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You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.
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The Constitution and the laws are supreme and the Union indissoluble.
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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.
• Andrew Jackson

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