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Henry Clay
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"If any one desires to know the leading and paramount object of my public life, the preservation of this Union will furnish him the key."
 
"An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters. "
 
"I had rather be right than be President. "
- Referring to the Compromise Measure
 
"Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character. "
 
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