Andrew Jackson Quotes (64 quotes)
“It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.”
The statesmanship of Andrew Jackson as told in his writings and speeches (1909 edition)
“But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.”
Farewell Address, (4 March 1837), recalling what, by then, had reached the status of a proverb.
“The great can protect themselves, but the poor and humble require the arm and shield of the law.”
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAndrew Jackson
Born: March 15, 1767
Died: June 8, 1845 (aged 78)
Bio: Andrew Jackson was the seventh President of the United States. Based in frontier Tennessee, Jackson was a politician and army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, and the British at the Battle of New Orleans.
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