Daniel Webster

1782 - 1852

A Quote by Daniel Webster on america, character, mankind, respect, and world

America has furnished to the world the character of Washington. And if our American institutions had done nothing else, that alone would have entitled them to the respect of mankind.

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 day, generations, heaven, life, and men

Venerable men! you have come down to us from a former generation. Heaven has bounteously lengthened out your lives, that you might behold this joyous day.

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 truth

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There is nothing so powerful as truth, - and often nothing so strange.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 68.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on mind and thought

Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimately answered.

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 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 government and people

The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Second Speech on Foot's Resolution, Jan. 26, 1830. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on blessings, death, god, independence, life, and sentimentality

It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment,-Independence now and Independence forever.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Eulogy on Adams and Jefferson, Aug. 2, 1826. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 136.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on day, death, and independence

Mr. Webster says of Mr. Adams: "On the day of his death, hearing the noise of bells and cannon, he asked the occasion. On being reminded that it was 'Independent Day,' he replied, 'Independence forever.'"

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Webster's Works, vol. i. p. 150. Bancroft: History of the United States, vol. vii. p. 65.

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A Quote by Daniel Webster

I still live.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: last words

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