James K. Polk Quotes

James K. Polk Quotes: I am heartily rejoiced that my term is so near its close. I will soon cease to be a servant and will become a sovereign.
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James K. Polk Quote: Foreign powers do not seem to appreciate the true character of our government.
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Quotes about James K. Polk: All distinctions of birth or of rank have been abolished. All citizens, whether native or adopted, are placed upon terms of precise equality. All are entitled to equal rights and equal protection.
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Quote about James K. Polk: When I observed a strong man approaching I generally took advantage of him by being a little quicker than he was and seizing him by the tip of the fingers, giving him a hearty shake, and thus preventing him from getting a full grip upon me.
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James K. Polk Sayings: Thank God, under our Constitution there was no connection between Church and State, and that in my action as President of the United States I recognized no distinction of creeds in my appointments office.
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James K. Polk Saying: Although... the Chief Magistrate must almost of necessity be chosen by a party and stand pledged to its principles and measures, yet in his official action he should not be the President of a party only, but of the whole people of the United States.
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