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
You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could do for themselves.
Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.
Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is...
To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men.
Lonely men seek companionship. Lonely women sit at home and wait. They never meet.
A statesman is he who thinks in the future generations, and a politician is he...
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character,...
Must a government be too strong for the liberties of its people or too weak...
Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights, human rights must prevail
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother
With the catching ends the pleasure of the chase
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening...
It is my ambition and desire to so administer the affairs of the government while...
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say...
Military glory--that attractive rainbow, that rises in showers of blood--that serpents eye, that charms to...
The great armies, accumulated to provide security and preserve the peace, carried the nations to...
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter, and lose our freedoms,...