Andrew Johnson Quotes.
I realized, there are people out there who can beat me, want to beat me. And unless I continue to innovate and evolve, I am going to learn a painful lesson from someone who has.
Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.
Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.
Whenever you hear a man prating about the Constitution, spot him as a traitor.
It is our sacred duty to transmit unimpaired to our posterity the blessings of liberty which were bequeathed to us by the founders of the Republic.
If you always support the correct principles then you will never get the wrong results!
I am sworn to uphold the Constitution as Andy Johnson understands it and interprets it.
It is a damn poor mind indeed which can’t think of at least two ways to spell any word.
My right side is paralyzed. I need no doctor. I can overcome my own troubles.
I feel incompetent to perform duties…which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me.
Who, then, will govern? The answer must be, Man – for we have no angels in the shape of men, as yet, who are willing to take charge of our political affairs.
When I die, I desire no better winding sheet than the Stars and Stripes, and no softer pillow than the Constitution of my country.
If blacks were given the right to vote, that would place every splay-footed, bandy-shanked, hump-backed, thick-lipped, flat-nosed, woolly-headed, ebon-colored in the country upon an equality with the poor white man.
Washington, DC is 12 square miles bordered by reality.
Duties have been mine; consequences are God’s.
Let them impeach and be damned.
Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.
The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people.
If I am to be shot at, I want no man to be in the way of the bullet.
Slavery exists. It is black in the South, and white in the North.
Let us look forward to the time when we can take the flag of our country and nail it below the Cross, and there let it wave as it waved in the olden times, and let us gather around it and inscribed for our motto: ‘Liberty and Union, one and inseparable, now and forever,’ and exclaim, ‘Christ first, our country next!’
There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws.
The life of a republic lies certainly in the energy, virtue, and intelligence of its citizens.
I feel incompetent to perform duties… which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me.
If the rabble were lopped off at one end and the aristocrats at the other, all would be well with the country.