Caleb Cushing

Caleb Cushing

American statesman
Sir, I am a republican; and I desire to see this House observe the principles of that democracy which is ever on the lips of its members, and which, I hope, is in their hearts, as I know and feel it is in mine, and mean it shall be in my conduct.More Caleb Cushing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Men of New England, I hold you to the doctrines of liberty which ye inherit from your Puritan forefathers.More Caleb Cushing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Upon the Constitution, upon the pre-existing legal rights of the People, as understood in this country and in England, I have argued that this House is bound to revive the Petition under debate.More Caleb Cushing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The right of petition, I have said, was not conferred on the People by the Constitution, but was a pre-existing right, reserved by the People out of the grants of power made to Congress.More Caleb Cushing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People.More Caleb Cushing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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