William Henry Harrison - Quotes

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I believe that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. ---->>>

I contend that the strongest of all governments is that which is most free. ---->>>

To Englishmen, life is a topic, not an activity. ---->>>

All the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. ---->>>

The chains of military despotism, once fastened upon a nation, ages might pass away before they could be shaken off. ---->>>

There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power. ---->>>

The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed. ---->>>

I believe and I say it is true Democratic feeling, that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer. ---->>>

Sir, I wish to understand the true principles of the Government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: February 9, 1773
Birthplace:
Die: April 4, 1841
Occupation: President
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William Henry Harrison Sr. (February 9, 1773 – April 4, 1841) was the ninth President of the United States (1841), an American military officer, and the last president born as a British subject. He was 68 years, 23 days old at the time of his inauguration. He died of complications from pneumonia 31 days into his term, serving the shortest tenure in United States presidential history (wikipedia)