Virtue is defined to be mediocrity, of which either extreme is vice.
As friends go it is less important to live.
The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy.
To vote is like the payment of a debt, a duty never to be neglected, if its performance is possible.
I am less disposed to think of a West Point education as requisite for this business than I was at… (read more)
The bold enterprises are the successful ones. Take counsel of hopes rather than of fears to win in this business.
Do not let your bachelor ways crystallize so that you can't soften them when you come to have a wife… (read more)
Wars will remain while human nature remains. I believe in my soul in cooperation, in arbitration; but the soldier's occupation… (read more)
We are in a period when old questions are settled and the new are not yet brought forward. Extreme party… (read more)