John Jay

John
Jay
1745
1829

American Chief Justice U. S. Supreme Court

Author Quotes

The only way to be loved is to be and to appear lovely; to possess and display kindness, benevolence, tenderness; to be free from selfishness and to be alive to the welfare of others.

Nothing is more certain than the indispensable necessity of government, and it is equally undeniable, that whenever and however it is instituted, the people must cede to it some of their natural rights in order to vest it with requisite powers.

No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent.

The people who own the country ought to govern it.

Pride, arrogance and lust of conquest are the natural and bitter fruits of military preparation.

Author Picture
First Name
John
Last Name
Jay
Birth Date
1745
Death Date
1829
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American Chief Justice U. S. Supreme Court