Famous William McKinley Quotes

Our faith teaches that there is no safer reliance than upon the God of our fathers, who has so singularly favored the American people in every national trial, and who will not forsake us so long as we obey His commandments and walk humbly in His footsteps.


In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.


The American flag has not been planted on foreign soil to acquire more territory but for humanity’s sake.


The best way for the Government to maintain its credit is to pay as it goes—not by resorting to loans, but by keeping out of debt—through an adequate income secured by a system of taxation, external or internal, or both.


War should never be entered upon until every agency of peace has failed.


That’s all a man can hope for during his lifetime – to set an example – and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history.


By the blessings of heaven I mean to live and die, please God, in the faith of my mother.


Our faith teaches that there is no safer reliance than upon the God of our fathers who has so singularly favored the American people in every national trial and who will not forsake us so long as we obey His commandments and walk humbly in His footsteps


The free man cannot be long an ignorant man.


The more profoundly we study this wonderful Book, and the more closely we observe its divine precepts, the better citizens we will become and the higher will be our destiny as a nation.


The people of this country want an industrial policy that is for America and Americans.