Martin Van Buren Quotes


Best Quotes by Martin Van Buren

“As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it.”

“It is easier to do a job right than to explain why you didn't.”

“The government should not be guided by temporary excitement, but by sober second thought.”

“The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity.”

“The second, sober thought of the people is seldom wrong, and always efficient.”

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