Salmon P. Chase Quotes & Sayings

11 most famous Salmon P. Chase quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American politician who passed away on 7 May, 1873.

Salmon P. Chase Quotes
“And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of all mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God.”
Salmon P. Chase Quotes
“A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a right minded man without forethought or with reserve.”
Salmon P. Chase Quotes
“I never refused my help to any person black or white; and I liked the office nonetheless because there were neither fees nor salary connected with it.”
“What you have said, Mr. President, fully satisfies me that you have given to every proposition which has been made, a kind and candid consideration. And you have now expressed the conclusion to which you have arrived, clearly and distinctly.”
Salmon P. Chase Quotes
“All men are born equally free.”
“Once I should have been, if not satisfied, partially, at least, contented with suffrage for the intelligent and those who have been soldiers; now I am convinced that universal suffrage is demanded by sound policy and impartial justice.”
Salmon P. Chase Quotes
“The child is pronounced pretty. I think it quite otherwise.”
Salmon P. Chase Quotes
“What can be indissoluble if a perpetual Union, made more perfect, is not?”
Salmon P. Chase Quotes
“The law of the Creator, which invests every human being with an inalienable title to freedom, cannot be repealed by any interior law which asserts that man is property.”
“The President then proceeded to read his Emancipation Proclamation, making remarks on the several parts as he went on, and showing that he had fully considered the whole subject, in all lights under which it had been presented to him.”

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