These office-seekers are a curse to the country; no sooner was my election certain, than I became the prey of hundreds of hungry persistent applicants for office, whose highest ambition is to feed at the Government's crib.
Quote by Abraham Lincoln
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the...
I don't like that man. I must get to know him better.
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we...
The better part of ones life consists of his friendships.
The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.
Most folks are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be
I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end......
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition
I destroy my enemies when I make them my friends.
Important principles may, and must, be inflexible.
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,...
No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.
Determine the thing that can and shall be done, and then we shall find the...
All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother
A house divided against itself cannot stand.