On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions
Quote by Daniel Webster
There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.
The right of an inventor to his invention is no monopoly - in any other...
Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable.
The law: It has honored us; may we honor it
God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard...
A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
Keep cool; anger is not an argument
Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the...
One country, one constitution, one destiny
Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable
[I]f we and our posterity reject religious instruction and authority, violate the rules of eternal...
One country, one constitution, one destiny.
Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as...
Knowledge is the only fountain both of the love and the principles of human liberty
Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades: shoemakers hang out a gigantic...
I do not believe in the God of theology who rewards good and punishes evil.
O God, O God, how weary, stale, flat, and unprofitable seem to me all the...