Millard Fillmore quotes talk about the constitution in regards to religion and the State, about barbecue, slavery, and about freedom related issues. He said that a revolution didn’t always bring peace and that law had its place among the people. He took over from Zachary Taylor who it was said died while eating fruits and drinking cold water one year into his term as President. Franklin Pierce became the next President after Fillmore’s term ended 3 years later.
“May God save the country, for it is evident that the people will not.”
“The law is the only sure protection of the weak, and the only efficient restraint upon the strong."
“Let us remember that revolutions do not always establish freedom.”
"God knows that I detest slavery, but it is an existing evil, for which we are not responsible, and we must endure it, till we can get rid of it without destroying the last hope of free government in the world.”
“Church and state should be separate, not only in form, but fact - religion and politics should not be mingled.
“The nourishment from barbecue is palatable.”
“I am tolerant of all creeds. Yet if any sect suffered itself to be used for political objects I would meet it by political opposition. In my view church and state should be separate, not only in form, but fact. Religion and politics should not be mingled.”
“Nations, like individuals in a state of nature, are equal and independent, possessing certain rights and owing certain duties to each other.”
“Let us remember that revolutions do not always establish freedom. Our own free institutions were not the offspring of our revolution. They existed before.”
Millard Fillmore Biography
Millard Fillmore was the 13th President of the United States of America. He served for 3 years after replacing the 12th President who died after a year in office. Fillmore was born on January 7, 1800, and died March 8, 1874, in New York. He married twice and had two children, his first wife died the same year his presidency ended. His last word was “The nourishment is palatable.”
Millard Fillmore Acts
Millard Fillmore acts include his opposition to Church and State and his compromise with slavery despite disapproving of it. Fillmore was known for not having a Vice President during his tenure. He got his political startup by opposing the Masonic way and spoke vividly against them. Thomas Jefferson was known to oppose the Church and State.