William Jennings Bryan Quotes

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Born: March 19, 1860, Salem, Illinois, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Dayton, Tennessee, USA, July 26, 1925
Occupation: Politician

Anglo-Saxon civilization has taught the individual to protect his own rights American civilization will teach him to respect the rights of others.
- William Jennings Bryan

Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
- William Jennings Bryan

Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science.
- William Jennings Bryan

I hope the two wings of the Democratic Party may flap together.
- William Jennings Bryan

If we have to give up either religion or education, we should give up education.
- William Jennings Bryan

My place in history will depend on what I can do for the people and not on what the people can do for me.
- William Jennings Bryan

The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment.
- William Jennings Bryan

The parents have a right to say that no teacher paid by their money shall rob their children of faith in God and send them back to their homes skeptical, or infidels, or agnostics, or atheists.
- William Jennings Bryan

The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

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