Andrew Jackson Quote : War is a blessing compared with national degradation.

War is a blessing compared with national degradation.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29307

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

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29305

We made a mistake, and you have to be responsible for your mistakes. If they feel the title shouldn’t be here at Burke, then it shouldn’t be here. I’m fine with that. You just have to go out there and do it all over again.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29303

Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : There are no necessary evils in government...

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

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29299

Unless you become more watchful in your states and check the spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you will, in the end, find that… the control over your dearest interests has passed into the hands of these corporations.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : There is no pleasure in having nothing to do...

There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29295

We are beginning a new era in our government. I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge the income beyond the real necessities of the government.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29293

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

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29281

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.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : Never take counsel of your fears...

Never take counsel of your fears.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : I've got big shoes to fill...

I’ve got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29285

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.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : I have always been afraid of banks...

I have always been afraid of banks.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : Our union, it must be preserved...

Our Union: It must be preserved.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : The constitution and the laws are supreme and the union indissoluble...

The Constitution and the laws are supreme and the Union indissoluble.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29259

Nullification means insurrection and war; and the other states have a right to put it down.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : The Bible is the rock on which this republic rests.

The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : One man with courage makes a majority.

One man with courage makes a majority.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : To the victors belong the spoils.

To the victors belong the spoils.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29271

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

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29267

Our brief was to create an environment where people could feel comfortable shopping, dining, relaxing and meeting friends and it is wonderful that our design has been acknowledged in this way.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29269

The great constitutional corrective in the hands of the people against usurpation of power, or corruption by their agents is the right of suffrage; and this when used with calmness and deliberation will prove strong enough.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29289

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

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29273

Soaring gasoline and natural gas prices will have a major negative impact on family budgets and household spending, likely resulting in job losses in sectors like tourism and retail trade.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : The best thing for the bank of Canada to do is to wait and see...

The best thing for the Bank of Canada to do is to wait and see.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29249

There is nothing that I shudder at more than the idea of a separation of the Union. Should such an event ever happen, which I fervently pray God to avert, from that date I view our liberty gone.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29251

Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29253

I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29255

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.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29257

No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29247

In England the judges should have independence to protect the people against the crown. Here the judges should not be independent of the people, but be appointed for not more than seven years. The people would always re-elect the good judges.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29243

It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29245

Mischief springs from the power which the moneyed interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges… which are employed altogether for their benefit.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29235

If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29241

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.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : it is damn poor mind indeed which can't think...

It is a damn poor mind indeed which can’t think of at least two ways to spell any word.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : Mr. Van Buren, your friends may be leaving you...

Mr. Van Buren, your friends may be leaving you but my friends never leave me.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted...

Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted.

–Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Quote : 29231

I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.

–Andrew Jackson