Henry Clay Quotes
An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters.
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees. And both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.
I had rather be right than be President.
I have heard something said about allegiance to the South. I know no South, no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance.
I would rather be right than President.
If you wish to avoid foreign collision, you had better abandon the ocean.
Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
Statistics are no substitute for judgment.
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.