"The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer... form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Andrew Jackson on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Andrew Jackson on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Andrew Jackson on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Andrew Jackson on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Andrew Jackson on Winston Churchill
"The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none."
"One man with courage makes a majority."
"The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality."
"Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted."
"Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result."