The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
Quote by Daniel Webster
Daniel Webster Quotes
Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which...
Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called...
There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
[I]f we and our posterity reject religious instruction and authority, violate the rules of eternal...
Wisdom begins at the end.
An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.
The law: It has honored us; may we honor it
A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades: shoemakers hang out a gigantic...
One country, one constitution, one destiny
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation
It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my...
We are all agents of the same supreme power, the people.
The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as...
Let us be grateful to the mirror for revealing to us our appearance only.
Her appearance was formidable, her manner-well, it was like talking to St Paul's Cathedral.
I don't think I'm too thin at all. I understand when people say, 'Well your...