14 Mind-Blowing Quotes By James Buchanan
President of the United States (1857-61)
Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, United States
James Buchanan was the 15th US President from 1857 to 1861. He was the President at an extremely delicate time in the United States' history as the anti-slavery and pro-slavery confrontations reached its zenith in the years leading up to the civil war. Buchanan could not find an amicable solution to the problem and the Civil War broke out soon after his term as President ended. Buchanan had always wanted to go down in history as one of the greatest Presidents but it was not to be but he is still remembered for having been the only President from the US state of Pennsylvania. Prior to becoming President he had been stationed in London at the Court of St. James. He was also a trained lawyer and had often stated that he would not do anything that was against the law, which often brought him further ridicule from his opponents. As is the case with most Presidents, Buchanan was an excellent orator and delivered a number of rousing speeches during his political career. Here is a collection of some of James Buchanan’s best known quotes and thoughts. Read through the famous quotes and sayings by James Buchanan.