18 Daniel Webster Quotes

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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.
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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.
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If I get well and write a book on Christianity, about which we have talked, we can attend more fully to this matter; but if I should be taken away suddenly, I do not wish to leave any duty of this kind unperformed. I want to leave somewhere a declaration of my belief in Christianity.
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A man with no sense of religious duty is he whom the Scriptures describe in such terse but terrific language, as living "without God in the world." Such a man is out of his proper being, out of the circle of all his duties, out of the circle of all his happiness, and away, far, far away, from the purposes of his creation.
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Heaven's gates are not so highly arched as princes' palaces; they that enter there must go upon their knees.
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Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Government is founded on property.
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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.
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Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
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The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.
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God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.
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A solemn and religious regard to spiritual and eternal things is an indispensable element of all true greatness.
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Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves.
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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.
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Finally, let us not forget the religious character of our origin. Our fathers were brought hither by their high veneration for the Christian religion.
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