Daniel Webster Quotes

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Born: January 18, 1782, Salisbury, New Hampshire, United States
Birth Country: USA
Died: Marshfield, Massachusetts, United States, October 24, 1852
Occupation: Politician

An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.
- Daniel Webster

Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.
- Daniel Webster

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

Keep cool anger is not an argument.
- Daniel Webster

On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.
- Daniel Webster

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
- Daniel Webster

The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.
- Daniel Webster

The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
- Daniel Webster

There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.
- Daniel Webster

Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may.
- Daniel Webster

Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
- Daniel Webster

Wisdom begins at the end.
- Daniel Webster

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