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Andrew Jackson

Top 10 Andrew Jackson Quotes,  American
Total Quotes : 48
Country Precious Citizen

Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

- Andrew Jackson

Wife Will Meet

Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.

- Andrew Jackson

Constitution Independent

All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary.

- Andrew Jackson

Race Reforming Governments

Democracy shows not only its power in reforming governments, but in regenerating a race of men and this is the greatest blessing of free governments.

- Andrew Jackson

My Life May Cost

I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.

- Andrew Jackson

King Prepared Laid

I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King my republican feelings and principles forbid it the simplicity of our system of government forbids it.

- Andrew Jackson

Salt Will Slightly

Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.

- Andrew Jackson

People Mission Perfect

Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission.

- Andrew Jackson

Money Always Been

I have always been afraid of banks.

- Andrew Jackson

Guns Elevate Lower

Elevate those guns a little lower.

- Andrew Jackson

May Corrupted Deluded

Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted.

- Andrew Jackson

Force Treason

Disunion by force is treason.

- Andrew Jackson

New Confederacy Patriotic

Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support.

- Andrew Jackson

Will Conscience Defending

As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.

- Andrew Jackson

Powerful Government Too

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.

- Andrew Jackson

Power Government People

The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.

- Andrew Jackson

Practice United States

It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States.

- Andrew Jackson

My Life Other Which

I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.

- Andrew Jackson

Law Door Country

The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key... and bolt the door at once.

- Andrew Jackson

Here Always England

In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges.

- Andrew Jackson