18 Daniel Webster Quotes

  • "Finally, let us not forget the religious character of our origin. Our fathers were brought hither by their high veneration for the Christian religion."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Christianity


  • "Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes to society."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Children, Self-control, Passion


  • "Mercy is forbearance to inflict harm under circumstances of provocation, when one has the power to inflict it; compassionate treatment of an offender or adversary; clemency."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Mercy


  • "Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Lying, Quarreling


  • "A solemn and religious regard to spiritual and eternal things is an indispensable element of all true greatness."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Eternity


  • "God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: God, Liberty


  • "The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Faithful, Responsibility


  • "If we abide by the principles taught in the Bible, our country will go on prospering and to prosper. I make it a practice to read the Bible through once every year."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: The Bible, Prosperity


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

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Justice


  • "Conscience, in the cause of religion and the worship of the Deity, prepares the mind to act and to suffer beyond almost all other causes."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Conscience, God


  • "Government is founded on property."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Government


  • "Let us cherish these sentiments, and extend this influence still more widely; in the full conviction, that that is the happiest society which partakes in the highest degree of the mild and peaceful spirit of Christianity."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Christianity


  • "We shall fill this region of the great continent, which stretches almost from pole to pole, with civilization and Christianity; the temples of the true God shall rise."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Evangelism


  • "The Sermon on the Mount cannot be a merely human production. This belief enters into the very depth of my conscience. The whole history of man proves it."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Scripture


  • "Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Christians, Men



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