Daniel Webster

1782 - 1852

A Quote by Daniel Webster on liberty

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Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable.

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 children, constitution, government, parenthood, and war

Where is it written in the Constitution that you may take children from their parents, and parents from their children, and compel them to fight the battles of any war in which the folly or wickedness of government may engage it?

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

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A Quote by Daniel Webster on eternity, fear, god, justice, love, men, principles, time, and work

If we work upon marble, it will perish; If we work upon brass, time will efface it; If we rear temples, they will crumble to dust; But if we work upon men's immoral minds And imbue them with high principles, With the just fear of God and love of their fellow man; We engrave on those tablets something which no time can efface, And which will brighten and brighten to all eternity.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Speech at Faneuil Hall, Boston, in 1852

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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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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 deed and memory

Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Eulogy on Adams and Jefferson, Aug. 2, 1826. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, P. 146.

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