Andrew Jackson Quotes
To the victors belong the spoils.
Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.
One man with courage makes a majority.
It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it.
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
It is a damn poor mind indeed which can't think of at least two ways to spell any word.
“There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.”
Never sue for assault or slander, settle them cases yourself.
Our federal Union: it must be preserved.
- toast given at the Jefferson Birthday celebration in 1830