More From James K. Polk
- "Peace, plenty, and contentment reign throughout our borders, and our beloved country presents a sublime moral spectacle to the world."
- "Well may the boldest fear and the wisest tremble when incurring responsibilities on which may depend our country’s peace and prosperity, and in some degree the hopes and happiness of the whole human family."
- "One great object of the Constitution was to restrain majorities from oppressing minorities or encroaching upon their just rights."
More In History
- "They try to say this era was a tainted era. But so many great players played in the last 15 to 20 years. This is going to be the best era in the history of the game in my opinion."― Rafael Palmeiro
- "In the end, human history is made up of all our decisions."― David Miliband
- "It was actually drumming that gave me the stamina to get into sports later."― Neil Peart