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Historic American Quotes

Designs featuring famous American quotes.

Included are quotations by Theodore Roosevelt, Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan, Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

These designs makes a great gift for anyone interested in American history.

Madison - Statesmen

Madison - Statesmen
‘Enlightened statesmen
will not always
be at the helm.’

Madison - Legislature

Madison - Legislature
‘The legislative department
is everywhere extending
the sphere ...’

Madison - Philosophy

Madison - Philosophy
‘Philosophy is
common sense
with big words.’

Madison - Power

Madison - Power
‘The truth is that all
men having power
ought to be mistrusted.’

Madison - Warfare

Madison - Warfare
‘No nation could
preserve its freedom
in the midst of
continual warfare.’

Madison - Religion

Madison - Religion
‘Religion flourishes
in greater purity,
without than with the
aid of Government.’

Reagan - Government

Reagan - Government
‘Government is not
the solution to
our problem.
Government is the problem.’

Reagan - Dreams

Reagan - Dreams
‘It is time
for us to realize…’

Reagan - Taxes

Reagan - Taxes
‘The problem is not
that people are
taxed too little...’

Reagan - Freedom

Reagan - Freedom
‘Let us resolve that
we will stop spreading
dependency and start
spreading opportunity…’

Reagan - Entrepreneurs

Reagan - Entrepreneurs
‘Entrepreneurs and their
small enterprises…’

Reagan - Economy

Reagan - Economy
‘The government's view
of the economy…’

Lincoln - Freedom

Lincoln - Freedom
‘Those who deny freedom
to others deserve it
not for themselves.’

Lincoln - Like That Man

Lincoln - Like That Man
‘I don't like that man.
I must get to know
him better.’

Lincoln - Struggle

Lincoln - Struggle
‘The probability
that we may fail ...’

Thoreau - Life

Thoreau - Life
‘Live The Life
You’ve Imagined!’

Thoreau – Just Man

Thoreau – Just Man
‘Under a government
which imprisons any unjustly,
the true place for a
just man is in prison.’

Thoreau - Simplify

Thoreau - Simplify
‘Simplify, simplify.’

Thoreau – Blunderer

Thoreau – Blunderer
‘There is no more fatal
blunderer than he who
consumes the greater part
of his life getting his living.’

Thoreau - Tools

Thoreau - Tools
‘Men have become
the tools of their tools.’

Thoreau - Toil

Thoreau - Toil
‘In my opinion,
the sun was made
to light worthier toil
than this.’

Thoreau - Desperation

Thoreau - Desperation
‘The mass of men
lead lives of
quiet desperation.’

Thoreau - Compliment

Thoreau - Compliment
‘The greatest compliment
that was ever paid me…’

Thoreau - Lives

Thoreau - Lives
‘Let us consider
the way in which
we spend our lives.’

Kennedy - Country

Kennedy - Country
‘…ask not what
your country can
do for you…’

Kennedy - Washington

Kennedy - Washington
‘Washington is a city
of Southern efficiency
and Northern charm.’

Kennedy - Problems

Kennedy - Problems
‘Our problems are
man-made; therefore they
may be solved by man.’

Kennedy - Revolution

Kennedy - Revolution
‘Those who make peaceful
revolution impossible will
make violent
revolution inevitable.’

Kennedy - World

Kennedy - World
‘My fellow citizens
of the world: ask not
what America will
do for you...’

Kennedy - Opinion

Kennedy - Opinion
‘Too often we enjoy
the comfort of opinion
without the discomfort
of thought.’

Franklin - Speaks

Franklin - Speaks
‘He that speaks much,
is much mistaken.’

Franklin - Hang

Franklin - Hang
‘We must all
hang together,
or assuredly we shall
all hang separately.’

Franklin - Wealth

Franklin - Wealth
‘He does not possess
Wealth, it possesses him.’

Franklin – Live Well

Franklin – Live Well
‘Wish not so much
to live long as
to live well.’

Franklin - Freedom

Franklin - Freedom
‘Without Freedom of
Thought there
can be no such
thing as Wisdom...’

Franklin - Liberty

Franklin - Liberty
‘They that can give up
essential liberty ...’

Roosevelt - Fear

Roosevelt - Fear
‘The only thing
we have to fear
is fear itself.’

Roosevelt - Doubts

Roosevelt - Doubts
‘The only limit to our
realization of tomorrow
will be our doubts of today.’

Roosevelt - Fate

Roosevelt - Fate
‘Men are not
prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners
of their own minds.’

Emerson - Experiment

Emerson - Experiment
‘Don't be too timid
and squeamish
about your actions.
All life is an experiment.’

Emerson – Finish

Emerson – Finish
‘Finish each day
and be done with it.
You have done
what you could.’

Emerson - Corrupt

Emerson - Corrupt
‘Every actual State is
corrupt. Good men must
not obey laws too well.’

Emerson – Amateur

Emerson – Amateur
‘Every artist was
first an amateur.’

Emerson - Debt

Emerson - Debt
‘A man in debt is
so far a slave.’

Emerson - Foolish

Emerson - Foolish
‘A foolish consistency
is the hobgoblin
of little minds.’

Truman - Truth

Truman - Truth
‘Intense feeling too
often obscures the truth.’

Truman - Credit

Truman - Credit
‘It is amazing what
you can accomplish
if you do not care
who gets the credit.’

Truman - Statesman

Truman - Statesman
‘A statesman is a
politician who's been
dead 10 or 15 years.’

Roosevelt - Mistake

Roosevelt - Mistake
‘The only man who
never makes a mistake
is the man who never
does anything.’

Roosevelt - Big Stick

Roosevelt - Big Stick
‘Speak softly and
carry a big stick.’

Roosevelt - Self-Discipline

Roosevelt - Self-Discipline
‘With self-discipline most
anything is possible.’

Roosevelt - What You Can

Roosevelt - What You Can
‘Do what you can,
with what you have,
where you are.’

Roosevelt - Hit Soft

Roosevelt - Hit Soft
‘Don't hit at all if it is
honorably possible to avoid
hitting; but never hit soft.’

Roosevelt - Failure

Roosevelt - Failure
‘It is hard to fail,
but it is worse never
to have tried to succeed.’

Grant - Transgressions

Grant - Transgressions
‘Nations, like individuals,
are punished for their
transgressions.’

Grant - Surrender

Grant - Surrender
‘No other terms than
unconditional and
immediate surrender...’

Grant - Peace

Grant - Peace
‘I have never advocated
war except as a means
of peace.’

Grant – Tunes

Grant – Tunes
‘I know only two tunes:
one of them is
‘Yankee Doodle,’
and the other isn't.’

Grant - Sword

Grant - Sword
‘There never was a
time when, in my
opinion, some way could
not be found to prevent
the drawing of the sword.’

Grant - Battle

Grant - Battle
‘In every battle...
…he who continues
the attack wins.’


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