Quotes of Confederacy

“ I found that part of it towards San Salvador extending from north to south five leagues, and the other side which we coasted along, ran from east to west more than ten leagues. ”

- Christopher Columbus

“ When a true genius appears in this world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ”

- Jonathan Swift

“ The friendships of the world are oft confederacies in vice, or leagues of pleasures. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ If the Confederacy fails, there should be written on its tombstone: Died of a Theory. ”

- Jefferson Davis
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