My Favorite Quotes

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 Andrew Jackson - “The people are the government, administering it by their agents they are the government, the sovereign power.”
 Andrew Jackson - “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 - “Nullification means insurrection and war and the other states have a right to put it down.”
 Andrew Jackson - “Mr. Van Buren, your friends may be leaving you but my friends never leave me.”
 Andrew Jackson - “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 - “I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President.”
 Andrew Jackson - “I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life.”
 Andrew Jackson - “Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted.”
 Andrew Jackson - “I've got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.”
 Andrew Jackson - “Elevate those guns a little lower.”
 Andrew Jackson - “There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.”
 Andrew Jackson - “It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.”
 Andrew Jackson - “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 - “Disunion by force is treason.”
 Andrew Jackson - “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 - “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 - “Our Union It must be preserved”
 Andrew Jackson - “Our Union It must be preserved”
 Andrew Jackson - “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 - “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 - “It was just neat looking around, seeing people up there watching us, seeing all the artwork and realizing all the important people who have been in here. This building just makes us feel small.”
 Andrew Jackson - “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 - “A lot of people are concerned about what's in these things because it says one thing and means another. You've really got to research it.”
 Andrew Jackson - “Oh, yeah. This is a very nice honor to be able to come here. Just the connection ... 150 years of senators ... this place has the original feel to it. It's not your everyday or your year-to-year. It's the state recognizing us. I don't think we could ever have imagined this.”
 Andrew Jackson - “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.”

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