Andrew Jackson quotes

Born
March 15, 1767.

Died
June 8, 1845.

Occupation
President, soldier.

Andrew Jackson was an American soldier and statesman who served as the seventh president of the United States.

Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted.
– Andrew Jackson
Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission.
– Andrew Jackson
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
– Andrew Jackson
No one need think that the world can be ruled without blood. The civil sword shall and must be red and bloody.
– Andrew Jackson
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
– Andrew Jackson
It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.
– Andrew Jackson
The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power.
– Andrew Jackson
Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
– Andrew Jackson
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
– Andrew Jackson
I’ve got big shoes to fill. This is my chance to do something. I have to seize the moment.
– Andrew Jackson
Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated.
– Andrew Jackson
The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests.
– Andrew Jackson
The Constitution and the laws are supreme and the Union indissoluble.
– Andrew Jackson
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
– Andrew Jackson
Disunion by force is treason.
– Andrew Jackson
Nullification means insurrection and war; and the other states have a right to put it down.
– Andrew Jackson
You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.
– Andrew Jackson
Elevate those guns a little lower.
– Andrew Jackson
I feel in the depths of my soul that it is the highest, most sacred, and most irreversible part of my obligation to preserve the union of these states, although it may cost me my life.
– Andrew Jackson
War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
– Andrew Jackson
I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President.
– Andrew Jackson
Mr. Van Buren, your friends may be leaving you but my friends never leave me.
– Andrew Jackson