Daniel Webster

1782 - 1852

A Quote by Daniel Webster on evil and politics

A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on death

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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.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Speech on Hamilton, March 10, 1831. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 200.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on constitution, country, and destiny

One country, one constitution, one destiny.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Speech, March 15, 1837. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 349.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on country

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Let our object be our country, our whole country, and nothing but our country.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: At Corner-Stone laying of the Bunker Hill Monument, 1825. Webster's Works. Boston.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on existence and liberty

Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Speech at the Charleston Bar Dinner, May 10, 1847. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on christianity and community

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.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on earth, interest, and justice

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: On Mr. Justice Story, 1845. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 300.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on knowledge, life, power, and truth

Knowledge, in truth, is the great sun in the firmament. Life and power are scattered with all its beams.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: At Corner-Stone laying of the Bunker Hill Monument, 1825. Webster's Works. Boston.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on knowledge, liberty, love, and principles

Knowledge is the only fountain both of the love and the principles of human liberty.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Completion of Bunker Hill Monument, June 17, 1843. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857,

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on country, independence, and labor

Labour in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Speech, April, 1824. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, Vol. iii. p. 141.

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