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We have a collection of 9 Government quotes from Andrew Jackson

"It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes." (ID 22915)

"The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power." (ID 23035)

"The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none." (ID 23067)

"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." (ID 23080)

"As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending." (ID 23136)

"Money is power, and in that government which pays all the public officers of the states will all political power be substantially concentrated." (ID 23177)

"There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses." (ID 23248)

"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." (ID 23304)

"Our government is founded upon the intelligence of the people. I for one do not despair of the republic. I have great confidence in the virtue of the great majority of the people, and I cannot fear the result." (ID 23593)

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