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3 Famous Quotes by John Caldwell Calhoun

I never use the word "nation" in speaking of the United States. I always use the word "Union" or "Confederacy." We are not a nation but a union, a confederacy of equal and sovereign States.

Unity Quotes, by John Caldwell Calhoun , Source: To Oliver Dyer

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Protection and patriotism are reciprocal.

Politics Quotes, by John Caldwell Calhoun , Source: in a speech delivered in the House of Representatives

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The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party.

Public trust Quotes, by John Caldwell Calhoun , Source: in a speech

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