Andrew Jackson was a distinguished American statesman and solider who also served as the seventh President of the country. Prior to being elected as the president, he gained recognition in the United States Army as a general and also served in both the houses of the Congress. Besides being one of the greatest presidents in the history of America, he was also a planter and lawyer. He became the first president who embraced the powers of presidency in true sense. His thoughts, views, opinions and works were strongly directed towards preserving the union and competence of democracy. He is also considered as the one of the most influential, aggressive and controversial figures in American history. Read through the quotes and sayings by Andrew Jackson which have been curated from his speeches, thoughts, work and life.
We are beginning a new era in our government. I cannot too strongly urge the necessity of a rigid economy and an inflexible determination not to enlarge the income beyond the real necessities of the government.
Unless you become more watchful in your states and check the spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you will in the end find that... the control over your dearest interests has passed into the hands of these corporations.
The safety of the republic being the supreme law, and Texas having offered us the key to the safety of our country from all foreign intrigues and diplomacy, I say accept the key... and bolt the door at once.
Every diminution of the public burdens arising from taxation gives to individual enterprise increased power and furnishes to all the members of our happy confederacy new motives for patriotic affection and support.
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King my republican feelings and principles forbid it the simplicity of our system of government forbids it.