Franklin Pierce Quotes

Top 13 wise famous quotes and sayings by Franklin Pierce

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Franklin Pierce quotes: I cannot find any authority in the Constitution for public charity. I cannot find any authority in the Constitution for public charity.
Franklin Pierce quotes: I find the remark, "Tis distance lends enchantment to the view" is no less true of the political than of the natural world. I find the remark, "Tis distance lends enchantment to the view" is no less true of the political than of the natural world.
Franklin Pierce quotes: After the White House what is there to do but drink? After the White House what is there to do but drink?
Franklin Pierce quotes: There's nothing left ... but to get drunk. There's nothing left ... but to get drunk.
Franklin Pierce quotes: In a body [like Congress] where there are more than one hundred talking lawyers, you can make no calculation upon the termination of any debate. In a body [like Congress] where there are more than one hundred talking lawyers, you can make no calculation upon the termination of any debate.
Franklin Pierce quotes: Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion. Frequently the more trifling the subject, the more animated and protracted the discussion.
Franklin Pierce quotes: The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded. The dangers of a concentration of all power in the general government of a confederacy so vast as ours are too obvious to be disregarded.
Franklin Pierce quotes: It must be felt that there is no national security but in the nation's humble, acknowledged dependence upon God and His overruling providence. It must be felt that there is no national security but in the nation's humble, acknowledged dependence upon God and His overruling providence.
Franklin Pierce quotes: With the Union my best and dearest earthly hopes are entwined. With the Union my best and dearest earthly hopes are entwined.
Franklin Pierce quotes: You have summoned me in my weakness. You must sustain me in your strength. You have summoned me in my weakness. You must sustain me in your strength.
Franklin Pierce quotes: I never justify, sustain, or in any way or to any extent uphold this cruel, heartless, aimless unnecessary war. I never justify, sustain, or in any way or to any extent uphold this cruel, heartless, aimless unnecessary war.
Franklin Pierce quotes: There is nothing left to do but get drunk. There is nothing left to do but get drunk.