Henry Clay

Henry Clay

American politician
A nation's character is the sum of its splendid deeds; they constitute one common patrimony, the nation's inheritance. They awe foreign powers, they arouse and animate our own people.More Henry Clay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The imposition of taxes has its limits. There is a maximum which cannot be transcended. Suppose the citizen to be taxed by the general government to the utmost extent of his ability, or a thing as much as it can possibly bear, and the state imposes a tax at the same time, which authority is to take it?More Henry Clay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Henry Clay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.More Henry Clay quotes [09/30/2011 11:09:44]
I cannot believe that the killing of 2,000 Englishmen at New Orleans qualifies a person for the various difficult and complicated duties of the Presidency.More Henry Clay quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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