Henry Clay Quotes

Most popular Henry Clay Quotes

I would rather be right than be President.
— Henry Clay
All oppressed people are authorized, whenever they can, to rise and break their fetters.
— Henry Clay


Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.


Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
— Henry Clay
All religions united with government are more or less inimical to liberty. All separated from government are compatible with liberty.
— Henry Clay

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