Daniel Webster Quotes

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Wisdom begins at the end.
— Daniel Webster

wisdom

Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves.
— Daniel Webster

lies falsehood

It is, Sir, as I have said, a small college. And yet there are those who love it!
— Daniel Webster
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
— Daniel Webster

freedom

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
— Daniel Webster

regulations conviction government

Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but they usually quarrel among themselves.
— Daniel Webster

lies

Let us never forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man.
— Daniel Webster

farming

Knowledge, in truth, is the great sun in the firmament. Life and power are scattered with all its beams.
— Daniel Webster
When tillage begins, other arts follow.  The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
— Daniel Webster

farming

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
— Daniel Webster

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