Portrait of John Jay.
Portrait of John Jay.

John Jay Quotes

December 12, 1745–May 17, 1829

Quotes Related to John Jay

“No power on earth has a right to take our property from us without our consent.”

~ John Jay

“Those who own the country ought to govern it.”

~ John Jay

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  • Article Title John Jay Quotes
  • Coverage December 12, 1745–May 17, 1829
  • Author
  • Keywords john jay, founding father, supreme court, head justice
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date April 20, 2021
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update October 20, 2020