A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)
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He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams of revenue gushed forth. He touched the dead corpse of Public Credit, and it sprung upon its feet.
Source: Speech on Hamilton, March 10, 1831. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 200.
One country, one constitution, one destiny.
Source: Speech, March 15, 1837. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 349.
Let our object be our country, our whole country, and nothing but our country.
Source: At Corner-Stone laying of the Bunker Hill Monument, 1825. Webster's Works. Boston.
Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
Source: Speech at the Charleston Bar Dinner, May 10, 1847. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857.
The longer I live the more highly do I estimate the Christian Sabbath, and the more grateful do I feel to those who impress its importance on the community.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
Source: On Mr. Justice Story, 1845. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 300.
Knowledge, in truth, is the great sun in the firmament. Life and power are scattered with all its beams.
Knowledge is the only fountain both of the love and the principles of human liberty.
Source: Completion of Bunker Hill Monument, June 17, 1843. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857,
Labour in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.
Source: Speech, April, 1824. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, Vol. iii. p. 141.
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