Henry Clay Quotes

Statistics are no substitute for judgement. Henry Clay

I would rather be right than president. Henry Clay

An oppressed people are authorised whenever they can to rise and break their fetters. Henry Clay

Of all the properties which belong to honourable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character. Henry Clay

In all the affairs of life, social as well as political, courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. Henry Clay

The arts of power and its minions are the same in all countries and in all ages. It marks its victim; denounces it; and excites the public odium and the public hatred, to conceal its own abuses and encroachments. Henry Clay