Andrew Jackson Quotes and Sayings

Here you can find the best collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous Andrew Jackson quotes and Andrew Jackson sayings, and Andrew Jackson proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

"I am a Senator against my wishes and feelings, which I regret more than any other of my life."

"The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power."

"Disunion by force is treason."

"I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President."

"War is a blessing compared with national degradation."

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

"To the victors belong the spoils."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"I have always been afraid of banks."

"Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission."

"It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes."

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