Quotes by Daniel Webster

Wisdom begins at the end.
- Daniel Webster
There is always room at the top.
- Daniel Webster
Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
- Daniel Webster
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One country, one constitution, one destiny.
- Daniel Webster
The law: it has honored us; may we honor it.
- Daniel Webster
Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
- Daniel Webster
Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable.
- Daniel Webster
We are all agents of the same supreme power, the people.
- Daniel Webster
He who tampers with the currency robs labor of its bread.
- Daniel Webster
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
- Daniel Webster
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A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
- Daniel Webster
No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation.
- Daniel Webster
There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.
- Daniel Webster
Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.
- Daniel Webster
An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.
- Daniel Webster
I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American.
- Daniel Webster
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
- Daniel Webster
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
- Daniel Webster
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
- Daniel Webster
Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves.
- Daniel Webster
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
- Daniel Webster
A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
- Daniel Webster
I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.
- Daniel Webster
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
- Daniel Webster
Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable.
- Daniel Webster
God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.
- Daniel Webster
How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgment upon that which seems.
- Daniel Webster
Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may.
- Daniel Webster
The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.
- Daniel Webster
The materials of wealth are in the earth, in the seas, and in their natural and unaided productions.
- Daniel Webster
The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.
- Daniel Webster
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
- Daniel Webster
We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty.
- Daniel Webster
On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.
- Daniel Webster
Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimately answered.
- Daniel Webster
The right of an inventor to his invention is no monopoly - in any other sense than a man's house is a monopoly.
- Daniel Webster
Let it be borne on the flag under which we rally in every exigency, that we have one country, one constitution, one destiny.
- Daniel Webster
It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.
- Daniel Webster
The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
- Daniel Webster
Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster
Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures; but associated with his kind, he works wonders.
- Daniel Webster
Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.
- Daniel Webster

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