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Quotation by Daniel Webster
This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions.
Daniel Webster (1782–1852), U.S. lawyer, statesman. speech, Jan. 26, 1830, U.S. Senate. Second speech on Foote's Resolution, The Writings and Speeches of Daniel Webster, vol. 6 (1903).
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