• “Our free institutions . . . were planted in the free charters of self-government under which the English Colonies grew up . . . European Nations have had no such training for self-government, and every effort to establish it by bloody revolutions has been, and must without that preparation continue to be a failure.” ~Millard Fillmore
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  • “Liberty unregulated by law degenerates into anarchy, which soon becomes the most horrid of all despotisms . . . We owe these blessings, under Heaven, to the happy Constitution and Government which were bequeathed to us by our fathers, and which it is our sacred duty to transmit in all their integrity to our children.” ~Millard Fillmore
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  • “May God save the country, for it is obvious the people will not.” ~Millard Fillmore
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  • “A great man has fallen among us, and a whole country is called to an occasion of unexpected, deep, and general mourning . . .
    I appeal to you to aid me, under the trying circumstances which surround me, in the discharge of the duties from which, however much I may be oppressed by them, I dare not shrink; and I rely upon Him who holds in His hands the destinies of nations to endow me with the requisite strength for the task and to avert from our country the evils apprehended from the heavy calamity which has befallen us.” ~Millard Fillmore, 13th President. Did not give an Inaugural Address, but stated in his first message, July 10, 1850, after the death of Zachary Taylor

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  • “Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and given him triumphal processions. Blame the people who hail him when he speaks in the Forum of the new wonderful good society which shall now be Rome’s, interpreted to mean more money, more ease, more security, and more living fatly at the expense of the industrious.” ~Justice Millard Fillmore Caldwell (1897-1984)
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