I can command a body of men in a rough way, but I am not fit to be President.




I can command a body of men in a rough way, but I am not fit to be President.

I can command a body of men in a rough way, but I am not fit to be President. --Andrew Jackson

Do they think that I am such a damned fool as to think myself fit for President of the United States? No, sir; I know what I am fit for. I can command a body of men in a rough way, but I am not fit to be President.

Andrew Jackson

Year: 1821
Context: To H.M. Brackenridge (Jackson's Secretary)
Tags: H.M. Brackenridge, I am not fit to be President, President of the United States, body of men, command, damned fool, rough way



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