War is a blessing compared with national degradation.
That book [Bible], sir, is the rock on which our republic rests.
It is a damn poor mind that can think of only one way to spell a word.
What good man would prefer a country covered with forests and ranged by a few thousand savages to our extensive Republic, studded with cities, towns, and prosperous farms, embellished with all the improvements which art can devise or industry execute
Oh, yeah. This is a very nice honor to be able to come here. Just the connection … 150 years of senators … this place has the original feel to it. It’s not your everyday or your year-to-year. It’s the state recognizing us. I don’t think we could ever have imagined this.
The mischief springs from the power which the monied interest derives from a paper currency which they are able to control, from the multitude of corporations with exclusive privileges which they have succeeded in obtaining…and unless you become more watchful in your states and check this spirit of monopoly and thirst for exclusive privileges you...
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
Mr. Van Buren, your friends may be leaving you but my friends never leave me.
Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission.
We wanted to be aggressive and physical on defense. We were very sharp.
Both Anne and her art are really interesting. She has one of those personalities that jumps in your face and you instantly like her. She led us to her painting: an original of three little birds with swollen eyes, and their tears were putting out a forest fire. I bought it immediately.
Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.
The best thing for the Bank of Canada to do is to wait and see.