All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Quote by Abraham Lincoln
The things I want to know are in books; my best friend is the man...
I can not deny that all may be swept away. Broken by it, I, too,...
Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.
That some achieve great success, is proof to all that others can achieve it as...
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
Discourage litigation. Persuade you neighbors to compromise whenever you can ... As a peace-maker the...
Whatever you are, be a good one.
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
He who molds the public sentiment... makes statutes and decisions possible or impossible to make.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to...
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with...
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening...
I regard no man as poor who has a godly mother.
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother
When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time...
Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the...