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12 Famous Quotes by Henry Clay
4/12/1777 - 6/29/1852
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There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.

Patriotism Quotes, by Henry Clay , Source: In the U.S. Senate

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

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Henry Clay

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Statistics are no substitute for judgment

Statistics Quotes, by Henry Clay

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Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.

Courtesy Quotes, by Henry Clay

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An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters.

Rebellion Quotes, by Henry Clay

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I had rather be right than be President.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Henry Clay

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Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the gratefully and appreciating heart. -Henry Clay (1777-1852).

Heart-quotes Quotes, by Henry Clay

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I have heard something said about allegiance to the South: I know no South, no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance.

Patriotism Quotes, by Henry Clay , Source: In the U.S. Senate

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The gentleman [Josiah Quincy] cannot have forgotten his own sentiment, uttered even on the floor of this House, "Peaceably if we can, forcibly if we must."

Peace Quotes, by Henry Clay , Source: Speech--On the New Army Bill

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Sir, I would rather be right than be President.

Right Quotes, by Henry Clay , Source: Speech--Referring to the Compromise Measure

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Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.

Public trust Quotes, by Henry Clay , Source: in a speech at Lexington

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Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.

Competition Quotes, by Henry Clay

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