Richard Parks Bland Quotes


It is because the administration is hostile to silver; and thus it is surrendering this country to the Shylocks of the Old World who have made war upon it.

It means that the silver coins of the United States at whatever ratio is fixed and I want the present ratio that we have now 16 to 1 maintained precisely as it is.

The last fight for the white metal is to be made here in this country and in this House my friends.

Are you to give up the fight and let this vast body of our wealth go to ruin? I do not believe it.

It can not be done; it shall not be done! I speak for the great masses of the Mississippi Valley and those west of it when I say you shall not do it!

I do not intend we do not intend that any party shall survive if we can help it that will lay the confiscating hand upon Americans in the interest of England or of Europe.