Quotes by Andrew Jackson

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Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 June 8, 1845), eponym of the era of Jacksonian democracy and a founder of the Democratic Party, was the seventh President of the United States, serving from 1829 to 1837. Jackson was nicknamed "Old Hickory," He was the first president from the American frontier, and thus the first not primarily associated with one of the original thirteen states. (Previous presidents came from Virginia or Massachusetts.) He was a polarizing figure who helped shape the Second Party System of American politics in the 1820s and 1830s. More nearly than any of his predecessors, Andrew Jackson was elected by
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One man with courage makes a majority.

The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.
Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.
Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
Our Union: It must be preserved.
John Marshall has made his decision: now let him enforce it!

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