Daniel Webster

1782 - 1852

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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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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A Quote by Daniel Webster on lawyers and opposites

Lawyers on opposite sides of a case are like the two parts of shears; they cut what comes between them, but not each other.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on god, individuality, responsibility, and thought

The most important thought I ever had was that of my individual responsibility to God.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

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