The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person.
I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. I never did like to work,… (read more)
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted… (read more)
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
For in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery.
It is profoundly tragic that I am a slave, but it is profoundly joyous that I am Gods slave, not… (read more)
Another of my wishes is to depend as little as possible on the labor of slaves
Slaves would be tyrants were the chance theirs