John Tyler Quotes


I can never consent to being dictated to. John Tyler Source:


Let it be henceforth proclaimed to the world that man's conscience was created free; that he is no longer accountable to his fellow man for his religious opinions, being responsible therefore only to his God John Tyler Source:

Death Of The President

In 1840 I was called from my farm to undertake the administration of public affairs and I foresaw that I was called to a bed of thorns. I now leave that bed which has afforded me little rest, and eagerly seek repose in the quiet enjoyments of rural life." (Explaining why he would not run for reelection.) John Tyler Source: johntyler/a/quotetyler.htm


If the tide of defamation and abuse shall turn, and my administration come to be praised, future Vice-Presidents who may succeed to the Presidency may feel some slight encouragement to pursue an independent course. John Tyler Source: a/quotetyler.htm

Mr. Clay

Go you now then, Mr. Clay, to your end of the avenue, where stands the Capitol, and there perform your duty to the country as you shall think proper. So help me God, I shall do mine at this end of it as I shall think proper. John Tyler Source: /a/quotetyler.htm

Last Words

I am going. . . .Perhaps it is best." (His last words at his death) John Tyler Source: JT/JT_In_His_Own_Words.htm


Patronage is the sword and cannon by which war may be made on the liberty of the human race. John Tyler Source: johntyler/a/quotetyler.htm


Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette - the more you woo her, the more apt is she to elude your embrace John Tyler Source: a/quotetyler.htm


So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations. John Tyler Source:


"The institutions under which we live, my countrymen, secure each person in the perfect enjoyment of all his rights." John Tyler Source: /quotations-presidents.html


Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality. John Tyler Source:
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