Andrew Johnson - Quotes

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If I am shot at, I want no man to be in the way of the bullet. ---->>>

The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people. ---->>>

Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North. ---->>>

Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.

Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.

Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests. ---->>>

I feel incompetent to perform duties... which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me. ---->>>

It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word. ---->>>

Who, then, will govern? The answer must be, Man - for we have no angels in the shape of men, as yet, who are willing to take charge of our political affairs. ---->>>

Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.

Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.

If the rabble were lopped off at one end and the aristocrats at the other, all would be well with the country. ---->>>

I am sworn to uphold the Constitution as Andy Johnson understands it and interprets it. ---->>>

There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws. ---->>>

I hold it the duty of the executive to insist upon frugality in the expenditure, and a sparing economy is itself a great national source. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: December 29, 1808
Birthplace:
Die: July 31, 1875
Occupation: President
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Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 – July 31, 1875) was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was vice president at the time of the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. A Democrat who ran with Lincoln on the National Union ticket, Johnson came to office as the Civil War concluded (wikipedia)