John Parker Hale was an American politician and lawyer from New Hampshire. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1843 to 1845 and in the United States Senate from 1847 to 1853 and again from 1855 to 1865. He began his Congressional career as a Democrat, but helped establish the anti-slavery Free Soil Party and eventually joined the Republican Party.
|I recognize every member of the human family as a brother; and if it was done by human beings, it was done by my brethren.||Equality & Equal Opportunity|
|It is an extremely novel mode of terminating a controversy by charitably throwing the mantle of maniacal irresponsibility over one's antagonist.||Oratory, Discussion & Debate|
|The notes of congratulations which this Senate sent across the Atlantic to the people of France on their deliverance from thraldom, have hardly ceased when the supremacy of mob-law and the destruction of freedom of the press are threatened in this capital of the Union.||Civil Disorder, Riots, Protests & Demonstrations ;Slaves, Slavery & The Slave Trade|
|What would Jesus have done in precisely similar situations?||Morality, Ethics & Conflict of Interest|