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Martin Van Buren Quotes: The Man behind the Words
The selection of short Martin Van Buren Quotes reflect the personality of the man behind the words. The famous nickname of Martin Van Buren was the Careful Dutchman, reflecting his Dutch heritage. The Red Fox of Kinderhook nickname referred to his hometown and his reputation as a wily, devious politician. The character and personality of this famous President is described as being outgoing and charming. An engaging man with impeccable manners and an optimistic approach to life.

"It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't."

Martin Van Buren Quotes
Martin Van Buren was the 8th President of the United States of America who served in office from March 4, 1837 to March 4, 1841. Learn about the man, his leadership and his presidency from his famous quotes. The list of Martin Van Buren Quotes provides a unique insight of his personality and his presidency.

Famous Martin Van Buren Quotes
The selection of short Martin Van Buren Quotes starts with the following famous quote by the president.

"I tread in the footsteps of illustrious men... in receiving from the people the sacred trust confided to my illustrious predecessor."

Martin Van Buren Quotes
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Martin Van Buren Quotes
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"No evil can result from its (slavery's) inhibition more pernicious than its toleration."

 

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"The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity."

 

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"The national will is the supreme law of the Republic, and on all subjects within the limits of his constitutional powers should be faithfully obeyed by the public servant."

 

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"The condition of the tribes which occupy the country set apart for them in the West is highly prosperous, and encourages the hope of their early civilization. They have for the most part abandoned the hunter state and turned their attention to agricultural pursuits."

 

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"The law increasing and organizing the military establishment of the United States has been nearly carried into effect, and the Army has been extensively and usefully employed during the past season."

 

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"Our country presents on every side the evidences of that continued favor under whose auspices it, has gradually risen from a few feeble and dependent colonies to a prosperous and powerful confederacy."

 

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"Mutual forbearance and reciprocal concessions: thro' their agency the Union was established - the patriotic spirit from which they emanated will forever sustain it."

 

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"The people under our system, like the king in a monarchy, never dies."

 

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"In a government whose distinguishing characteristic should be a diffusion and equalization of its benefits and burdens the advantage of individuals will be augmented at the expense of the community at large."

 

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"For myself, therefore, I desire to declare that the principle that will govern me in the high duty to which my country calls me is a strict adherence to the letter and spirit of the Constitution as it was designed by those who framed it."

 

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Martin Van Buren Quotes
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