Daniel Webster Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Daniel Webster quotes, Daniel Webster sayings, and Daniel Webster proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

I MISTRUST THE JUDGMENT OF EVERY MAN IN A CASE IN WHICH HIS OWN WISHES ARE CONCERNED. Daniel Webster
The materials of wealth are in the earth, in the seas, and in their natural and unaided productions. Daniel Webster
Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization. Daniel Webster
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality. Daniel Webster
May the sun in his course visit no land more free, more happy, more lovely, than this our own country! Daniel Webster
To be like Christ is to be a Christian. Daniel Webster
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens Daniel Webster
Keep cool; anger is not an argument. Daniel Webster
Labor in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor. Daniel Webster
Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored. Daniel Webster
Slavery is a continual and permanent violation of human rights. Daniel Webster
A mass of men equals a mass of opinions. Daniel Webster
Although no sculptured marble should rise to their memory, nor engraved stone bear record of their deeds, yet will their remembrance be as lasting as the land they honored. Daniel Webster
A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures. Daniel Webster
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils. Daniel Webster
Heaven's gates are not so highly arched as princes' palaces; they that enter there must go upon their knees. Daniel Webster
God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. Daniel Webster
Keep cool; anger is not an argument. Daniel Webster
Every breeze wafts intelligence from country to country, every wave rolls it and gives it forth, and all in turn receive it. There is a vast commerce of ideas, there are marts and exchanges for intellectual discoveries, and a wonderful fellowship of those individual intelligences which make up the minds and opinions of the age. Daniel Webster
Let it be borne on the flag under which we rally in every exigency, that we have one country, one constitution, one destiny. Daniel Webster
Our destruction, should it come at all, will be from...the inattention of the people to the concerns of their government, from their carelessness and negligence. Daniel Webster
The most important thought I ever had was that of my individual responsibility to God. Daniel Webster
The farmers are the founders of civilization and prosperity. Daniel Webster
God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it. Daniel Webster
Falsehoods not only disagree with truths, but usually quarrel among themselves. Daniel Webster
Independence now; and INDEPENDENCE forever. Daniel Webster
Independence now; and INDEPENDENCE forever. Daniel Webster
It is at the season when nature hath assumed her loveliest apparel that the American people assemble in their several temples to celebrate the birthday of their nation. Arrayed in all the beauties of the year, the Fourth of July once more visits us. Green fields and a ripening harvest proclaim it, a bright sun cheers it, and the hearts of freemen bid it welcome. Daniel Webster
The Fourth of July is not an occasion to compass sea and land to make proselytes. The good sense and the good nature which yet remain among us will, we trust, prevail on this day, and be sufficient to chain, at least for a season, that untamed monster, Party Spirit — and would to God that it might be chained forever, that, as we have but one interest, we might have but one heart and one mind. Daniel Webster
A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures. Daniel Webster