It was settled by the Constitution, the laws , and the whole practice of the government that the entire executive power is vested in the President of the United States.
Message of Protest to the United States Senate (15 April 1834).
The individual who refuses to defend his rights when called by his Government , deserves to be a slave , and must be punished as an enemy of his country and friend to her foe .Andrew Jackson
The brave man inattentive to his duty , is worth little more to his country, than the coward who deserts her in the hour of danger .Andrew Jackson
Do they think that I am such a damned fool as to think myself fit for President of the United States? No, sir; I know what I am fit for. I can command a body of men in a rough way, but I am not fit to be President.Andrew Jackson
Desperate courage makes One a majority.Andrew Jackson
The decision of the Supreme court has fell still born, and they find that it cannot coerce Georgia to yield to its mandate.Andrew Jackson
The bank, Mr. Van Buren, is trying to kill me, but I will kill it .Andrew Jackson
But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty , and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing .Andrew Jackson
Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred.Andrew Jackson
John Calhoun, if you secede from my nation I will secede your head from the rest of your body.Andrew Jackson
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.Andrew Jackson
Hemans gallows ought to be the fate of all such ambitious men who would involve their country in civil wars, and all the evils in its train that they might reign & ride on its whirlwinds & direct the Storm The free people of these United States have spoken, and consigned these wicked demagogues to their proper doom.Andrew Jackson