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About Daniel Webster
Daniel Webster had established himself as a prominent legal practitioner prior to venturing into politics. He first served as a member of the US House of Representatives for New Hampshire’s at-large district (1813-1817) before taking a break to work as a Supreme Court attorney while living in Boston, Massachusetts.
He served in the House for a second time for Massachusetts’s 1st district. He is remembered best as the 14th and 19th United States Secretary of State under Presidents William Harrison, Millard Fillmore and John Tyler.
The politician was born to Ebenezer Webster and Abigail Eastman as the seventh of their eight children. He himself would go on to have eight children, who survived their childhood, from his two marriages.
He was praised for his intellectualism, great oratory skills and knowledge of the American constitution.
He died on 24 October 1852 from liver cirrhosis.
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Famous quotes by Daniel Webster
An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.Daniel Webster
Failure is more frequently from want of energy than want of capital.Daniel Webster
Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.Daniel Webster
Keep cool anger is not an argument.Daniel Webster
On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions.Daniel Webster
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.Daniel Webster
The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people.Daniel Webster
The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.Daniel Webster
There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.Daniel Webster
Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may.Daniel Webster
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.Daniel Webster
Wisdom begins at the end.Daniel Webster
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Daniel Webster was a famous American statesman, who was born on January 18, 1782. As a person born on this date, Daniel Webster is listed in our database as the 74th most popular celebrity for the day (January 18).
People born on January 18 fall under the Zodiac sign of Capricorn, the Sea Goat. Daniel Webster is the 2034th most popular Capricorn.
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