No slave to his passions, he nonetheless reserved some passion for his slave.
In this great nation there is but one order, that of the people, whose power, by a peculiarly happy improvement of the representative principle, is transferred from them, without impairing in the slightest degree their sovereignty, to bodies of their own creation, and to persons elected by themselves, in the full extent necessary for the purposes of free, enlightened, and efficient government.
Long ago we stated the reason for labour organizations. We said that union was essential to give labourers opportunity to deal on an equality with their employers.
US Supreme Court
I wish nothing but good; therefore, everyone who does not agree with me is a traitor and a scoundrel.
A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
U S Constitution
I inhabit a weak, frail, decayed tenement; battered by the winds and broken in upon by the storms, and from all I can learn, the landlord does not intend to repair.
John Quincy Adams
My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.
The forces of good and evil are working within and around me, I must choose, and in a free will universe I do have a choice.
I have always been afraid of banks
The only legitimate right to govern is an express grant of power from the governed.
William Henry Harrison
In 1840 I was called from my farm to undertake the administration of public affairs and I foresaw that I was called to a bed of thorns.
I know nothing but my Country, my whole Country, and nothing but my Country.
I can and shall yield to no call that does not come from the spontaneous action and free will of the nation at large and void of the slightest agency of my own. In no case can I permit myself to be a candidate of any part, or yield myself to any party schemes.
The books that help you the most are those which make you think the most.
But let a man know that there are things to be known, of which he is ignorant, and it is so much carved out of his domain of universal knowledge.
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
James Russell Lowell
The hero is no braver than the ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The idea of thanking staff should mean giving them something that they would never buy for themselves.