The world is governed more by appearance than realities so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
Quote by Daniel Webster
A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called...
I mistrust the judgment of every man in a case in which his own wishes...
I was born an American; I will live an American; I shall die an American.
Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Men hang out their signs indicative of their respective trades: shoemakers hang out a gigantic...
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
Inconsistencies of opinion, arising from changes of circumstances, are often justifiable.
Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable.
Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which...
The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility...
An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, the power to destroy.
There is always room at the top.
No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation
I apprehend no danger to our country from a foreign foe... Our destruction, should it...
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
One country, one constitution, one destiny.
How little do they see what really is, who frame their hasty judgment upon that...