Henry Clay

1777 - 1852

A Quote by Henry Clay on government, people, and trust

Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.

Henry Clay (1777 - 1852)

Source: Speech at Ashland, Ky., March, 1829.

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A Quote by Henry Clay on character, honor, and men

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.

Henry Clay (1777 - 1852)

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