Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
Nothing is unchangeable but the inherent and unalienable rights of man.
Speeches that are measured by the hour will die with the hour.
Conquest is not in our principles. It is inconsistent with our government.
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government
I’m a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it
Whenever you do a thing, act as if all the world were watching.
Resort is had to ridicule only when reason is against us.
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
I have no ambition to govern men. It is a painful and thankless office
Difference of opinion is advantageous in religion. The several sects perform the office of a Censor morum over each other. Is uniformity attainable? Millions of innocent men, women, and children, since the introduction of Christianity,...
That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.