8 RESULTS FOR: Daniel Webster
Good intentions will always be pleaded for every assumption of authority. It is hardly too strong to say that the Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who mean to govern well, but they mean to govern. They promise to be good masters, but they mean to be masters.
Daniel WebsterFailure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.
Daniel WebsterIf we work upon marble, it will perish if we work upon brass, time will efface it if we rear temples, they will crumble into dust but if we work upon immortal minds and instill into them just principles, we are then engraving that upon tablets which no time will efface, but will brighten and brighten to all eternity.
Daniel WebsterEvery man's life, liberty, and property are in danger when the Legislature is in session.
Daniel WebsterI was born an American I will live an American I shall die an American.
Daniel WebsterEducate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes to society.
Daniel WebsterThe world is governed more by appearances than realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
Daniel WebsterA strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.