The assertion that all men are created equal was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain, and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use
Quote by Abraham Lincoln
The better part of ones life consists of his friendships.
I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free.
Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to...
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor,...
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
God must love the common man, he made so many of them.
Tact is the ability to describe others as they see themselves.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
The worst thing you can do for those you love is the things they could...
What is conservatism? Is it not adherence to the old and tried, against the new...
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new...
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect...
Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.
It behooves us, then, to humble ourselves before the Offended power, to confess our national...
With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God...
It is justice, not charity, that is wanting in the world.
While to the claims of charity a man may yield and yet be free, to...