Aaron Burr Jr. was an American government official and legal advisor. He was the third VP of the United States, serving during President Thomas Jefferson’s first term.
Burr filled in as a Continental Army official in the American Revolutionary War, after which he turned into a fruitful legal advisor and legislator.
Aaron Burr Quotes And Sayings
An incredible standard is to make business a joy, and delight my business
Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may happen to make you lament your untimely activity
Go West, youngster
Never set aside for tomorrow, what you can do today
I carry on with my life as I consider suitable and fitting; I offer no expressions of remorse, no clarifications
Law is whatever is strikingly stated and conceivably kept up
Blunder frequently is to be wanted to hesitation
Mind-Blowing Aaron Burr Quotes
Aaron Burr is an American politician and third Vice President of the United States. He served during Thomas Jefferson’s first term. Serving in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, Burr later on faced charges of treason and was later acquitted. Here is a look at some of the most incredible Aaron Burr quotes to know.
“Go West, young man.”
“I am the only thing in my lige I can control. I am inmitable, I am an original.”
“In New York I am to be disenfranchised, and in New Jersey hanged. You will not…conclude that I have become disposed to submit tamely to the machinations of a banditti.”
“Law is whatever is boldly asserted and plausibly maintained.”
“Let the Judge take care to find a seat for himself.”
“Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action.”
“Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.”
“Slander has slain more than the sword.”
“Talk Less, Smile More.”
“The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.”
“Things written remain.”
“Vile country, destitute of springs and of running water–think of drinking the nasty puddle-water, covered with green scum, and full of animalculae–bah!”
“We cannot control necessity, though we often persuade ourselves that certain things are our choice, when in truth we have been unavoidably impelled to them.”
“When a man takes time to consider whether he will do a good or civil action, be assured he will never do it. The baser feelings, the calculations of interest and timidity, always prevail…”
“Would to God that I did stand on the same ground with every other man! This is the first time that I have been permitted to enjoy the rights of a citizen.”
Top Best Aaron Burr Quotes
To the union of all honest men. — Aaron Burr Jr.
I live my life as I deem appropriate and fitting; I offer no apologies, no explanations. — Aaron Burr
Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action. — Aaron Burr
The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business. — Aaron Burr
Much of the country cursed Aaron Burr. He never recovered his political reputation. He wandered Europe for several years. When he was an old man, a thoughtful Aaron said, ‘I should have known the world was wide enough for Hamilton and me. — Don Brown
Law is whatever is boldly asserted and plausibly maintained. — Aaron Burr
I imagine it is because you can lead him to a story for his newspaper, and if it is for his paper, it must be something to make Hamilton look poorly. — David Liss
What separates history from myth is that history takes in the whole picture, whereas myth averts our eyes from the truth when it turns men into heroes and gods. — Nancy Isenberg
This was the way into Burr. I knew he and Hamilton circled each other all their lives, I knew they went from friends to frenemies to foes, but it wasn’t til I read this detail online – that Theodosia was married to a British officer when Aaron Burr met her, and he waited until she was available – that the character of Burr came free in my imagination. Imagine Hamilton waiting – for anything. That’s when I realized our task was to dramatize not two ideological opposites, but a fundamental difference in temperament. — Lin-Manuel Miranda
Life doesn’t discriminate Between the sinners and the saints It takes and it takes and it takes And we keep living anyway We rise and we fall and we break And we make our mistakes — Lin-Manuel Miranda
So intense was the partisanship of the day, so much did the Federalists hate and fear Jefferson, that they were ready to turn the country over to Aaron Burr. Had they succeeded and made Burr the president, there would almost certainly be no republic today. Fortunately for all, Hamilton was smart enough and honest enough to realize that Jefferson was the lesser evil. He used his influence to break the deadlock. On the thirty-sixth ballot, February 17, 1801, Jefferson was chosen president and Burr was elected vice-president. It was an age marked by — Stephen E. Ambrose
Error often is to be preferred to indecision. — Aaron Burr
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today. — Aaron Burr
I am afraid that as people grow old there is a tendency for them to believe that what the past *ought* to have been it was. — Gore Vidal
Go West, young man. — Aaron Burr
We do not want to old to be sharper than we. It is bad enough that they were there first, and got the best things. — Gore Vidal
I didn’t mean to spend my life writing American history, which should have been taught in the schools, but I saw no alternative but to taking it on myself. I could think of a lot of cheerier things I’d rather be doing than analyzing George Washington and Aaron Burr. But it came to pass, that was my job, so I did it. — Gore Vidal
The grass is full of ghosts tonight.’ ‘The whole campus is alive with them.’ They paused by Little and watched the moon rise, to make silver of the slate roof of Dodd and blue the rustling trees. ‘You know,’ whispered Tom, ‘what we feel now is the sense of all the gorgeous youth that has rioted through here in two hundred years.’ … And what we leave here is more than class; it’s the whole heritage of youth. We’re just one generation we’re breaking all the links that seemed to bind us her to top-booted and high-stocked generations. We’ve walked arm and arm with Burr and Light-Horse Harry Lee through half these deep-blue nights.’ ‘That’s what they are,’ Tom tangented off, ‘deep-blue a bit of color would spoil them, make them exotic.’ Spries, against a sky that’s a promise of dawn, and blue light on the slate roofs it hurts … rather ‘ ‘Good-by, Aaron Burr,’ Amory called toward deserted Nassau Hall, ‘you and I knew strange corners of life. — F Scott Fitzgerald
Aaron Burr was like a new refrigerator. He was bright, cold and empty. — Richard Brookhiser
AFTER HAMILTON’S DEATH, I remained at Richmond Hill for ten days. I confess that I was not prepared for the response to our interview. Apparently no one had ever fought a duel in the whole history of the United States until Aaron Burr invented this diabolic game in order to murder the greatest American that ever lived (after George Washington, of course). Over night the arrogant, mob-detesting Hamilton was metamorphosed into a Christ-like figure with me as the Judas – no, the Caiaphas who so villainously despatched the godhead to its heavenly father (George Washington again) at Weehawk, our new Jerusalem’s most unlikely Golgotha. I — Gore Vidal
Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done. — Aaron Burr Jr.
Incredible Aaron Burr Quotes
Aaron Burr Jr. was an American politician. He served as the third Vice President of the United States from 1801 until 1805.He served his position during Thomas Jefferson’s first term as Burr served in the Continental Army during the ‘American Revolutionary War,’ and later became a lawyer and then plunged into politics. He first got elected to the New York State Assembly, got appointed as New York State Attorney General, and then became a U.S. senator. He faced charges of treason but was later acquitted. Here is a collection of some of the most incredible Aaron Burr quotes!
Never put off for tomorrow, what you can do today.
I live my life as I deem appropriate and fitting; I offer no apologies, no explanations.
Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.
Never do today what you can do tomorrow. Something may occur to make you regret your premature action.
The rule of my life is to make business a pleasure, and pleasure my business.
Error often is to be preferred to indecision.
Law is whatever is boldly asserted and plausibly maintained.