Quotes

15 Daniel Webster’s Quotes on Civilization

How little do they see what really is, who framer their hasty judgment upon that which seems.

There is always room at the top.

Keep cool; anger is not an argument.

Let us not forget than the cultivation of the earth is the most important labour of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.

What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.

 

When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.

When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founder’s o human civilization.

The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.

There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so stranger.

Wisdom begins at the end.

The people’s government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.

An  unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.

I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes are concerned.

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.

One country, one constitution, one destiny.

The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.

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