Benjamin Lincoln was a distinguished American army officer who served as a Major General in the Continental Army during the ‘American Revolutionary War’. He left the life of riches and repose and committed his life to the service of his country. He gave his life to serve his country and state throughout his life. He had also been a part of ‘Battle of White Plains’, ‘Siege Of Charleston’, ‘Boston Campaign’ and ‘Battle Of Bound Brook’. We have made a corpus of famous thoughts, words, opinions and views by Benjamin Lincoln which are still quoted as quotable quotes. Presenting famous quotes and sayings by Benjamin Lincoln.
I go for all sharing the privileges of the government, who assist in bearing its burdens. Consequently, I go for admitting all whites to the right of suffrage, who pay taxes or bear arms (by no means excluding females).
'A living dog is better than a dead lion.' Judge Douglas, if not a dead lion for this work, is at least a caged and toothless one. How can he oppose the advances of slavery? He don't care anything about it.
I perhaps ought to say that individually I never was much interested in the Texas question. I never could see much good to come of annexation, inasmuch as they were already a free republican people on our own model.
We find ourselves under the government of a system of political institutions, conducing more essentially to the ends of civil and religious liberty, than any of which the history of former times tells us.