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Benjamin F. Wade Quotes and Sayings

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Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywhere.
- Benjamin F. Wade

Related topics: Power

Sometimes it leads me even to hesitate whether I am
strictly correct in my idea that all men are born to equal rights,
for their conduct seems to me to contravene the doctrine.
- Benjamin F. Wade

I am not unconscious of the persuasive power exerted
by these considerations to drag men along in the current;
but I am not at liberty to travel that road.
- Benjamin F. Wade

The humiliation of the North is complete and overwhelming.
- Benjamin F. Wade

 

I may fall here in the Senate chamber,
but I will.
never make any compromise with any such men.
- Benjamin F. Wade

You can never conquer us, we will die first.
- Benjamin F. Wade

I am not unaware how unpopular on this floor are the
sentiments I am about to advocate.
- Benjamin F. Wade

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Well, what are you going to do about it?
- Benjamin F. Wade

I am amazed at the facility with which some men follow in the wake of slavery.
- Benjamin F. Wade

But, sir, I shall take the path of duty and shall not swerve from it.
- Benjamin F. Wade

As a Senator I am opposed to duelling.
As Ben.
Wade, I recognize the code.
- Benjamin F. Wade

I do not pretend to know precisely what is on foot there;
but I think it pretty evident that there is a very
free communication between that country and this body,
and unless I am greatly mistaken, I see the dwarfish
medium by which that communication is kept up.
- Benjamin F. Wade

To morrow, I believe, is to be an eclipse of the sun,
and I think it perfectly meet and proper that the sun in the heavens,
and the glory of the Republic should both go into obscurity and darkness together.
- Benjamin F. Wade

If a man carries his horse out of a slave State into a free one,
be does not lose his property interest in him;
but if he carries his slave into a free State,
the law makes him free.
- Benjamin F. Wade

I know how easy it is for some minds to glide along
with the current of popular opinion,
where influence, respectability, and all those motives
which tend to seduce the human heart are brought to bear.
- Benjamin F. Wade

We certainly cannot have any further political connection
with the Whigs of the South;
they have rendered such connection impossible.
An impassable gulf separates us, and must here-after separate us.
- Benjamin F. Wade

I have always believed, heretofore, in the doctrines
of the Declaration of Independence,
that all men are born free and equal;
but of late it appears that some men are born slaves,
and I regret that they are not black,
so all the world might know them.
- Benjamin F. Wade

There are times, sir, when men of good conscience
cannot blindly follow orders.
- Captain Picard, STAR TREK: The Next Generation

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

When true friends meet in adverse hour,
'Tis like a sunbeam through a shower.
A watery way an instant seen,
The darkly closing clouds between.
- Sir Walter Scott

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

The very idea of true patriotism is lost,
and the term has been prostituted to the very worst of purposes.
A patriot, sir!
Why, patriots spring up like mushrooms!
- Robert Walpole

Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth.
It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and
civilized nations together.
- Daniel Webster

Yes, sir.
I'm a real Southern boy.
I got a red neck, white socks, and Blue Ribbon beer.
- Billy Carter

Was I believer in Enron Corporation? Yes,
sir, I was.
- Jeffrey Skilling

Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their
immediate representatives.
- Alexander Hamilton

Sir, you have tasted two whole worms;
you have hissed all my mystery lectures and been caught
fighting a liar in the quad;
you will leave by the next town drain.
- W. A. Spooner

The Conservatives over the years have done a great deal,
from Sir John A, to Diefenbaker, and others.
- Brian Mulroney

I was not up stairs when he came home;
no,
sir.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden

It makes me feel good that I can now sit there and go,
I've worked with Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino,
all the great actors that I've worked with...
Sir Ben Kingsley.
- Aaron Eckhart

Yes, sir, a patrol car came and took me down to a station
where they were trying to develop films,
but they hadn't got the facilities to develop colored film.
- Abraham Zapruder

My breakthrough as a reader was when I discovered the
European adventure story writers -
Alexander Dumas,
Robert Louis Stevenson, Sir Walter Scott,
to name a few.
- Terry Brooks

I also found being called Sir rather silly.
- Harold Pinter

Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side;
my greatest concern is to be on God's side,
for God is always right.
- Abraham Lincoln

I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people
except for a few public officials.
- George Mason

To be President of the United States,
sir, is to act as advocate for a blind,
venomous, and ungrateful client.
- John Updike

My mom took me to see Goldfinger.
My mom took me to see To Sir, With Love.
- Chaka Khan

Sir Walter, with his 61 years of life,
although he never wrote a novel until he was over 40,
had, fortunately for the world, a longer working career
than most of his brethren.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

The principles upon which a safety lamp might be constructed
I stated to several persons long before Sir Humphrey
Davy came into this part of the country.
- George Stephenson

Poetry is a mere drug, Sir.
- George Farquhar

No, sir, I'm not saying that charming,
witty and warm copy won't sell.
I'm just saying I've seen thousands of charming,
witty campaigns that didn't sell.
- Rosser Reeves

Drama is action, sir, action and not confounded philosophy.
- Luigi Pirandello

Someone once accused me of being like Eliot Ness.
I sad no sir, I'm not E.N., but I can promise you that I'm not Al Capone!
- Robert Stack

Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health.
- Arthur Murphy

Issue the orders Sir, and I will storm Hell.
- Anthony Wayne

And, Mr. Speaker, if the Governor and Council don't
see fit to fall in with us,
I say let the general duty law, and all,
go to the devil, sir, and go about our business.
- Christopher Gadsden

A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince;
but,
one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
- Samuel Johnson

Sir Rodin convinced my parents to have me committed;
they are all in Paris to arrange it.
- Camille Claudel

My dear sir, it haunted me for the rest of my life.
- Peter O'Toole

I phoned this number and said, Please,
sir, I want to be an actor.
- Charles Dance

I think Col.
North is first a U.S.
citizen and he has the same rights as you yourself do,
sir.
- Fawn Hall

Sir one more comment like that and I will strangle
you with my microphone wire!
- Adam Sandler

When you work with Sir Anthony there are days when
he will do a lot of takes if he's really enjoying a scene.
- Claire Forlani

Winston Churchill was not entirely British.
His mother was American, making Sir Winston part Iroquois Indian.
- Rachel Blanchard

Could we have entered into the mind of Sir Isaac Newton,
and have traced all the steps by which he produced his great works,
we might see nothing very extraordinary in the process.
- Joseph Priestley

I, sir, I just like to work.
I'm humble.
- Bruce McCulloch

In England, it's now Sir Ben.
Mister has just disappeared.
It's not even on my passport anymore.
They've taken Mister away from me.
- Ben Kingsley

If you don't have my army supplied, and keep it supplied,
we'll eat your mules up, sir.
- William Tecumseh Sherman

Oh, Mr Coward, sir - I could never have an affair with you,
because you remind me of my father!
- Kenneth More

Nobody's ever called me Sir Richard.
Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard
and think there's some Shakespearean play taking place.
But nowhere else anyway.
- Richard Branson

Yes, sir, I was in the processing room watching them
actually process the film.
- Abraham Zapruder

When the American spirit was in its youth,
the language of America was different:
Liberty,
sir, was the primary object.
- Patrick Henry

That, sir, depends on whether I embrace your mistress or your politics.
- John Wilkes

Pray look better, Sir...
those things yonder are no giants, but windmills.
- Miguel de Cervantes

Writing allows me the time to travel and see the world,
which is what I always wanted to do.
I'd really like to have been Sir Richard Francis Burton,
but it's the wrong century.
- Alan Dean Foster

I don't call you handsome, sir, though I love you most dearly:
far too dearly to flatter you.
Don't flatter me.
- Charlotte Bronte

I know not, sir, whether Bacon wrote the works of Shakespeare,
but if he did not, it seems to me that he missed the opportunity of his life.
- James M. Barrie

I remember seeing the movie To Sir With Love when I was a little girl.
- Chaka Khan

That's part of American greatness, is discrimination.
Yes, sir.
Inequality, I think, breeds freedom and gives a man opportunity.
- Lester Maddox

Faith, sir, we are here today, and gone tomorrow.
- Aphra Behn

Sir, I wish to understand the true principles of the Government.
I wish them carried out.
I ask nothing more.
- William Henry Harrison


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