Andrew Jackson quotes page 2
The moment we engage in confederations, or alliances with any nation we may from that time
date the downfall of our republic.
It will be my sincere and constant desire to observe toward the Indian tribes within our limits
a just and liberal policy, and to give that humane and considerate attention to their rights
and their wants which is consistent with the habits of our Government and the feelings of our
Unless you become more watchful in your states and check the spirit of monopoly and thirst
for exclusive privileges you will in the end find that he control over your dearest interests has
passed into the hands of these corporations.
The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.
I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment
that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the
rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
The bank, Mr. Van Buren, is trying to kill me, but I will kill it.
Andrew Jackson, referring to the Second Bank of the United
But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price
of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.