Benjamin F. Wade Quotes & Sayings

17 most famous Benjamin F. Wade quotes and sayings (politician). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Benjamin F. Wade Quotes
“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.”
“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 Quotes
“But, sir, I shall take the path of duty and shall not swerve from it.”
Benjamin F. Wade Quotes
“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 Quotes
“Sir, I am no sycophant or worshipper of power anywhere.”
Benjamin F. Wade Quotes
“As a Senator I am opposed to duelling. As Ben. Wade, I recognize the code.”
Benjamin F. Wade Quotes
“You can never conquer us, we will die first.”
Benjamin F. Wade Quotes
“I may fall here in the Senate chamber, but I will. never make any compromise with any such men.”
Benjamin F. Wade Quotes
“The humiliation of the North is complete and overwhelming.”
“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.”

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