Best Quotes by Andrew Johnson (Top 9)

  1. Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.
  2. Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.
  3. The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people.
  4. Legislation can neither be wise nor just which seeks the welfare of a single interest at the expense and to the injury of many and varied interests.
  5. If I am shot at, I want no man to be in the way of the bullet.
  6. I feel incompetent to perform duties...which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me.
  7. I am sworn to uphold the Constitution as Andy Johnson understands it and interprets it.
  8. There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws.
  9. It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.