Top 5 Quotes of John Griffin Carlisle

The rest is a mere matter of detail, to be settled with judgment, discretion, and caution.

John Griffin Carlisle

Our enormous surplus revenues are illogical and oppressive.

John Griffin Carlisle

It is entirely undemocratic to continue these burdens on the people for years and years after the requirements of protection have been met and the representatives of these industries have become incrusted with wealth.

John Griffin Carlisle

In the broad and sweeping sense which the use of the term generally implies, I am not a free-trader.

John Griffin Carlisle

After we have calmly stood by and allowed monopolies to grow fat, we should not be asked to make them bloated.

John Griffin Carlisle