Daniel Webster

1782 - 1852

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, liberty, and love

God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Speech, June 3, 1834. Webster's Works. Boston. 1857, Vol. iv. p. 47.

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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 christianity, control, country, duty, fear, fortune, future, god, heart, hope, justice, life, posterity, religion, and respect

IF WE AND OUR POSTERITY SHALL BE TRUE TO THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION, IF WE AND THEY SHALL LIVE ALWAYS IN THE FEAR OF GOD AND SHALL RESPECT HIS COMMANDMENTS, IF WE AND THEY SHALL MAINTAIN JUST MORAL SENTIMENTS AND SUCH CONSCIENTIOUS CONVICTIONS OF DUTY AS SHALL CONTROL THE HEART AND LIFE, WE MAY HAVE THE HIGHEST HOPES OF THE FUTURE FORTUNES OF OUR COUNTRY. OUR COUNTRY WILL GO ON PROSPERING.

Daniel Webster (1782 - 1852)

Source: Speech, 1852. —ALBERT W. DAW COLLECTION

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