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There is always room at the top.

There is always room at the top.

Let it be borne on the flag under which we rally in every exigency, that we have one country, one constitution, one destiny. ---->>>

Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.

Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.

An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy. ---->>>

There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession. ---->>>

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.

God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. ---->>>

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.

The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God. ---->>>

I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American. ---->>>

How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgment upon that which seems. ---->>>

What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality. ---->>>

Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.

Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.

Wisdom begins at the end.

Wisdom begins at the end.

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.

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.

I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned. ---->>>

Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves. ---->>>

When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization. ---->>>

One country, one constitution, one destiny. ---->>>

A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue. ---->>>

On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions. ---->>>

Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may. ---->>>

It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.

It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.

The law: it has honored us; may we honor it. ---->>>

He who tampers with the currency robs labor of its bread. ---->>>

We are all agents of the same supreme power, the people. ---->>>

Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures; but associated with his kind, he works wonders. ---->>>

Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life. ---->>>

We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty. ---->>>

A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils. ---->>>

Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimately answered. ---->>>

Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint. ---->>>

There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange. ---->>>

Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable. ---->>>

Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable. ---->>>

No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation. ---->>>

The right of an inventor to his invention is no monopoly - in any other sense than a man's house is a monopoly. ---->>>

Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital. ---->>>

The materials of wealth are in the earth, in the seas, and in their natural and unaided productions. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: January 18, 1782
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Die: October 24, 1852
Occupation: Statesman
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Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was an American politician who twice served in the United States House of Representatives, representing New Hampshire (1813–1817) and Massachusetts (1823–1827), served as a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1827–1841 and 1845–1850) and was twice the United States Secretary of State, under Presidents William Henry Harrison and John Tyler (1841–1843) and Millard Fillmore (1850–1852) (wikipedia)