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Motivational Zachary Taylor Quotes And Sayings

Motivational Zachary Taylor Quotes And Sayings

Zachary Taylor Quotes:- Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784 – July 9, 1850) was the 12th president of the United States, serving from March 1849 until his death in July 1850. Taylor previously was a career officer in the United States Army, rose to the rank of major general, and became a national hero as a result of his victories in the Mexican–American War.

As a result, he won election to the White House despite his vague political beliefs. His top priority as president was preserving the Union, but he died sixteen months into his term.


Inspirational Zachary Taylor Quotes


“Economy I consider a virtue & should be practiced by all; there is certainly no way in which money can be laid out than in the education of children.”-Zachary Taylor

Inspirational Zachary Taylor Quotes

“As to the Constitution and the Union, I have taken an oath to support the one, and I cannot do so without preserving the other unless I commit perjury, which I certainly don’t intend to do. We must cherish the Constitution to the last.”-Zachary Taylor


“For more than a quarter of a century on active duty, my house has been my tent, and my home the battlefield.”-Zachary Taylor

“I congratulate you, my fellow-citizens, upon the high state of prosperity to which the goodness of Divine Providence has conducted our common country.”-Zachary Taylor


“I have always done my duty. I am ready to die. My only regret is for the friends I leave behind me.”-Zachary Taylor


“I hope some compromise will be entered into between the two parties, slavery & antislavery, which will have the effect of allaying violent passions on both sides.”-Zachary Taylor


Zachary Taylor Quotes On Children


“I know enough about the family life of the officers. I scarcely know my own children or they me.”-Zachary Taylor

“I did not expect to encounter what has beset me since my elevation to the presidency. God knows I have endeavored to fulfill what I considered to be an honest duty, but I have been mistaken; my motives have been misconstrued and my feelings grossly betrayed.”-Zachary Taylor


“I will not say I would not serve if the good people were imprudent enough to elect me.”-Zachary Taylor


“If elected, I would not be the mere president of a party – I would endeavor to act independent of party domination and should feel bound to administer the government untrammeled by party schemes.”-Zachary Taylor


“In all disputes between conflicting governments, it is our interest not less than our duty to remain strictly neutral.”-Zachary Taylor


“In no case can I permit me to be a candidate of any party or yield me to any party schemes.”-Zachary Taylor

“In reference to the Army and Navy, lately employed with so much distinction on active service, care shall be taken to ensure the highest condition of efficiency; and in furtherance of that object, the Military and Naval Schools, sustained by the liberality of Congress, shall receive the special attention of the Executive.”-Zachary Taylor


“It would be judicious to act with magnanimity towards a prostrate foe.”-Zachary Taylor


Best Zachary Taylor Quotes


“My duty to the army and to the republic whose battles we were waging forbade me assuming a position of seeming hostility to any portion of the brave men under my command.”-Zachary Taylor


“My wife was as much of a soldier as I was.”-Zachary Taylor


“Never judge a stranger with his clothes.”-Zachary Taylor


“The confidence and respect shown by my countrymen in calling me to be the Chief Magistrate of a Republic holding a high rank among the nations of the earth have inspired me with feelings of the most profound gratitude.”-Zachary Taylor


“The idea that I should become President seems to me too visionary to require a serious answer. It has never entered my head, nor is it likely to enter the head of any other person.”-Zachary Taylor