Quotes by John Marshall

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John Marshall (September 24, 1755July 6, 1835) was a highly influential American statesman, lawyer, legislator and soldier who served as a Virginia Delegate, U.S. Representative, special emissary to France, Secretary of State and, most significantly, as the fourth Chief Justice of the United States. Marshall presided over the Supreme Court of the United States for over three decades and was the principal founder of American constitutional law and the power of judicial review.

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The power to tax is the power to destroy.

Listening well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.
No political dreamer was ever wild enough to think of breaking down the lines which separate the States, and of compounding the American people into one common mass.

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