Jefferson Davis Quotes

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Jefferson Davis

"I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came." Jefferson Davis
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"[Our situation] illustrates the American idea that governments rest on the consent of the governed, and that it is the right of the people to alter or abolish them whenever they become destructive of the ends for which they were established." Jefferson Davis
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"If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone: Died of a Theory." Jefferson Davis
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"All we ask is to be let alone." Jefferson Davis
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"Never be haughty to the humble or humble to the haughty." Jefferson Davis
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"Neither current events nor history show that the majority rule, or ever did rule." Jefferson Davis
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