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Andrew Jackson Quotes

(1767-1845), Seventh President of the USA

Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.

Category: Blood

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 its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

Category: Citizenship

The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.

Category: Courage

One man with courage makes a majority.

Category: Courage

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.

Category: Government

There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.

Category: Government

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

Category: Marriage

It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.

Category: Mind

You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.

Category: Price

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.

Category: Strategies

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.

Category: Taxes And Taxation