On the diffusion of education among the people rest the preservation and perpetuation of our free institutions
Quote by Daniel Webster
One country, one constitution, one destiny.
I apprehend no danger to our country from a foreign foe... Our destruction, should it...
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
We are all agents of the same supreme power, the people.
Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades: shoemakers hang out a gigantic...
The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the...
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
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
The law: it has honored us; may we honor it.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor...
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life
It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my...
Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on...
Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which...
Justice and power must be brought together, so that whatever is just may be powerful,...
The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity
The severest justice may not always be the best policy