Quotation Explorer - 'Henry Clay'

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character. - Henry Clay
In a scheme of policy which is devised for a nation, we should not limit our views to its operation during a single year, or even for a short term of years. We should look at its operation for a considerable time, and in war as well as in peace. - Henry Clay
Their disappearance from the human family would be no great loss to the world. - Henry Clay
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. - 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 to the grateful and appreciating heart. - Henry Clay
An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters. - Henry Clay
I had rather be right than be President. - Henry Clay
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