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Andrew Jackson was a famous statesman who served as the seventh U.S. President.

We have the best handpicked Andrew Jackson quotes for you that cover more than a single variety of emotions, feelings and ideas. Andrew Jackson was more than a President, he was a general in the U.S. army and served in the Houses of Congress.  

As the President of the US, Andrew Jackson was known for serving the interests of the common masses and was applauded for strengthening the union, making him a great President. Jackson had more than one facet to his personality; he was the President of the United States, a frontier lawyer, a general. His long career saw him delivering many a quote that is still used today. We have different kinds of Andrew Jackson quotes here for you, from famous and inspirational quotes Every quote by Andrew Jackson is insightful in its own way we have a wide assortment of different kinds of his quotes for you starting from famous to inspirational quotes. If you are interested, please check out [quotes about America] and patriotic quotes.

Famous Andrew Jackson Quotes

The President of the United States has some great quotes.

Andrew Jackson has famous quotes that everyone should know. Let us have a look at many a famous quote from Andrew Jackson.

1. "There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses. "

- President Jackson, 'Bank Veto', 1832.

2. "Every man is equally entitled to protection by law."

- President Jackson, 'Bank Veto', 1832.

3. "As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of person and of property, liberty of conscience, and of the press, it will be worth defending."

- Andrew Jackson, First Inaugural Address, 1829.

Inspirational Andrew Jackson Quotes

Andrew Jackson quotes are great for all ages.

Andrew Jackson was known as a President who has inspired people across the country. Let us look at inspirational quotes by Andrew Jackson.

4. "The rich inheritance bequeathed by our fathers has devolved upon us the sacred obligation of preserving it by the same virtues which conducted them through the eventful scenes of the Revolution and ultimately crowned their struggle with the noblest model of civil institutions."

-  Andrew Jackson, President Jackson's message to the Senate and House regarding South Carolina's nullification ordinance, 1833.

5. "I would sincerely regret, and which never shall happen whilst I am in office, a military guard around the President."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Presidential Travel: The Journey From George Washington To George W. Bush', 2008.

6. "Fear not, the people may be deluded for a moment, but cannot be corrupted. "

- Andrew Jackson, 'Andrew Jackson: The Course Of American Freedom', 1833-1845, 1998.

7. "I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Andrew Jackson: The Course Of American Freedom', 1833-1845, 1998.

Andrew Jackson Quotes On The USA

By virtue of having been involved in the public life of the United States for a long time, there are many memorable Andrew Jackson quotes on the country. He is said to represent the American people. Let us have a look at them.

8. "As Americans, your country looks with confidence on her adopted children, for a valorous support, as a faithful return for the advantages enjoyed under her mild and equitable government."

- Andrew Jackson, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1814.

9. "Disunion, by armed force, is treason."

- Andrew Jackson, President Jackson's proclamation regarding nullification, 1832.

10. "Nullification means insurrection and war; and the other states have a right to put it down."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Andrew Jackson: The Course Of American Democracy', 1998.

11. "The free people of these United States have spoken, and consigned these wicked demagogues to their proper doom."

- Andrew Jackson, 'The Congressional Globe, Part 4', 1862.

Andrew Jackson Quotes On Government

Being a prolific statesman, Andrew Jackson had delivered many a memorable quote on the government. We have some of the more memorable quotes here for you.

12. "Internal improvement and the diffusion of knowledge, so far as they can be promoted by the constitutional acts of the Federal Government, are of high importance."

- Andrew Jackson, 'First Inaugural Address', 1829.

13. "The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power."

- Andrew Jackson, 'The Constitution And The American Presidency', 1991.

14. "It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their selfish purposes. Distinctions in society will always exist under every just government."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Bank Veto Message', 1832.

15. "It was settled by the Constitution, the laws, and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Message Of Protest To The United States Senate', 1834.

16. "In administering the laws of Congress I shall keep steadily in view the limitations as well as the extent of the Executive power trusting thereby to discharge the functions of my office without transcending its authority."

- Andrew Jackson, 'First Inaugural Address', 1829.

17. "You must look to and provide for all possible contingencies."

- Andrew Jackson, President Jackson's message to the Senate and House regarding South Carolina's nullification ordinance, 1833.

18. "In one word, you must survey the whole ground."

- Andrew Jackson, President Jackson's Message to the Senate and House Regarding South Carolina's Nullification Ordinance, 1833.

20. "There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses."

- President Jackson, 'Bank Veto Message', 1832.

21. "The great can protect themselves, but the poor and humble require the arm and shield of the law."

- Andrew Jackson, 'The Life Of Major General Andrew Jackson', 1828.

22. "The management of the public revenue—that searching operation in all governments—is among the most delicate and important trusts in ours, and it will, of course, demand no inconsiderable share of my official solicitude."

- Andrew Jackson, 'First Inaugural Address', 1829.

Best Andrew Jackson Quotes

Andrew Jackson has delivered more than four to five different varieties of quotes. Let us look at the best Andrew Jackson quotes.

24. "Equality of talents, of education, or of wealth can not be produced by human institutions."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Bank Veto Message', 1832.

25. "The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality."

- Andrew Jackson, proclamation regarding nullification, 1832.

26. "Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Life Of Andrew Jackson, Volume Three', 1860.

27. "There is nothing that I shudder at more than the idea of a separation of the Union."

- Andrew Jackson, 'The Union at Risk-Jacksonian Democracy, States' Rights, And The Nullification Crisis', 1989.

28. "The laws are supreme and the Union indissoluble."

- Andrew Jackson, 1833.

29. "It is unquestionably our true interest to cultivate the most friendly understanding with every nation and to avoid by every honorable means the calamities of war."

-Andrew Jackson.

Important Andrew Jackson Quotes

Let us look at important Andrew Jackson quotes. These Andrew Jackson quotes have a universal appeal to many people, American and beyond.

30. "Oh, do not cry – be good children and we will all meet in heaven."

- Andrew Jackson's last words, 1845.

31. "The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger."

- Andrew Jackson, 'The Life Of Major General Andrew Jackson'.

32. "It is unquestionably our true interest to cultivate the most friendly understanding

with every nation and to avoid by every honorable means the calamities of war."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Farewell Address', 1837.

33. "In our colonial state, although dependent on another power, we very early considered ourselves as connected by common interest with each other."

- Andrew Jackson, 'The Life Of Major General Andrew Jackson'.

34. "Equality of talents, of education, or of wealth can not be produced by human institutions."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Bank Veto Message', 1832.

35. "If my humble efforts have in any degree contributed to preserve to you these blessings, I have been more than rewarded by the honors you have heaped upon me."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Farewell Address', 1837.

36. "Internal improvement and the diffusion of knowledge, so far as they can be promoted by the constitutional acts of the Federal Government, are of high importance."

- Andrew Jackson, 'First Inaugural Address', 1829.

37. "The Bible is the rock on which the republic rests."

- Andrew Jackson.

38. "Desperate courage makes one a majority."

- Andrew Jackson.

39. "But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Farewell Address', 1837.

40. "War is a blessing compared with national degradation."

- 'Andrew Jackson: The Course Of American Democracy'.

41. "I know what I am fit for. I can command a body of men in a rough way, but I am not fit to be President."

- Andrew Jackson.

Andrew Jackson Quotes On Duty

The former President of the United States Andrew Jackson has for all intents and purposes been regarded as a great POTUS. Andrew Jackson quotes on duty are memorable and motivational. Here's a list of some Andrew Jackson quotes on duty:

42. "I shall not shrink from my duty, however painful it may be to my feelings to exercise such authority for the security of those individuals who, under the treaty, look to our government for the protection of those rights."

- Andrew Jackson, 'The Life Of Major General Andrew Jackson', 1828.

43. "Strict duty would require of me nothing more than the exercise of those powers with which I am now, or may hereafter be, invested, for preserving the Union, and for the execution of the laws."

- Andrew Jackson, proclamation regarding nullification, 1832.

Funny Andrew Jackson Quotes

Let us go through the funny President Andrew Jackson quotes.

44. "There is no pleasure in having nothing to do; the fun is having lots to do and not doing it."

- Andrew Jackson.

Andrew Jackson Quotes About Banks

Andrew Jackson has multiple famous quotes about banks as he was suspicious of financial institutions. Let us look at some of the best, handpicked bank quotes.

45. "The Bank is trying to kill me, Sir, but I shall kill it!"

- Andrew Jackson, in response to the bank recharter legislation.

46. "I have always been afraid of banks."

- Andrew Jackson, 'Andrew Jackson: A Life from Beginning to End'.

47. "You are a den of vipers and thieves. I intend to rout you out, and by the eternal God, I will rout you out."

- Andrew Jackson, in response to the bank recharter legislation,.

48. "But if they have other power to regulate the currency, it was conferred to be exercised by themselves, and not to be transferred to a corporation."

- Andrew Jackson, in response to the bank recharter legislation.

Quotes About Andrew Jackson

Apart from Andrew Jackson quotes, we should also look at what people said about him, which shall help us understand what kind of a person he was in real life.

49. "In 1812 General Jackson addressed us as citizens; 'fellow-citizens'. He wanted us to fight. We were citizens then!"

- Frederick Douglas, 'What The Black Man Wants'.

50. "A charismatic figure, Jackson was combative, quick-tempered, and thin-skinned."

- William A. Degregorio, 'A Complete Book Of US Presidents'.

51. "It was in many ways that he was a genuine man of the people, sharing in large part their prejudices and idiosyncrasies."

- Walter Hugins, 'Jacksonian Democracy And The Working Class'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Andrew Jackson quotes then why not take a look at [American dream quotes], or [Woodrow Wilson quotes].

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