Unlike many other people less happy, we give our devotion to a government, to its Constitution, to its flag, and not to men.
The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
Have you not learned that not stocks or bonds or stately houses, or products of the mill or field are our country? It is a spiritual thought that is in our minds.
Memorable Quotations from Lesser-Known American Presidents
Memorable Quotations: Politicians (A - L)
Memorable Quotations: Politicians (M - Z)
Memorable Quotations: Politicians of the Past
Memorable Quotations: U.S. Presidents
American Presidents of the Past (Kindle Book)