Quotes by James K. Polk

James Knox Polk was the 11th president of the United States, serving from 1845 to 1849. He previously was Speaker of the House of Representatives and governor of Tennessee.

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Quotes by James K. Polk

No president who performs his duties faithfully and conscientiously can have any leisure.

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I love you, Sarah. For all eternity, I love you.

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There is more selfishness and less principle among members of Congress than I had any conception of, before I became President of the U.S.

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One great object of the Constitution was to restrain majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights.

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Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world.

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I cannot adequately express the horror I feel for a man who can be so base as to veil his hypocrisy under the cloak of religion, and state the base falsehood he has done.

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