Quotes by Daniel Webster
- An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.
- Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.
- Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
- Keep cool anger is not an argument.
- On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.
- The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
- The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.
- 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.
- There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.
- Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may.
- Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
- Wisdom begins at the end.