Love is the chain whereby to lock a child to its parent.
It will not do to investigate the subject of religion too closely, as it is apt to lead to infidelity
I am growing old enough not to care much for the MANNER of doing things.
Teach the children so it won't be necessary to teach the adults.
Gold is good in it's place, but living, brave, patriotic men are better than gold.
The most altruistic man is the most selfish.
Earth without ART is just EH.
You can have no conflict, without being yourselves the aggressors.
To sin by silence when they should protest, makes cowards of men.
To believe in the things you can see and touch is no belief at all - but to believe in the unseen is a triumph and a blessing.
As our case is new, we must think and act a new.
A nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure.
You may deceive all the people part of the time, and part of the people all the time, but not all the people all the time.
If we magnified our successes as much as we magnify our disappointments, we'd all be much happier.
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away. it's best to let him run.
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river.
The struggle of today, is not altogether for today - it is for a vast future also.
To remain as I am is impossible; I must die or be better, it appears to me.
Avoid popularity if you would have peace.
The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
Judge not, that ye be not judged.
Important principles may and must be inflexible.
Military glory- that attractive rainbow, that rises in showers of blood-that serpent's eye, that charms to destroy.
A farce or comedy is best played; a tragedy is best read at home.
What is to be, will be, and no prayers of ours can arrest the decree.
There can be glory in failure and despair in success.
I have always thought that all men should be free; but if any should be slaves, it should be first those who desire for themselves, and secondly those who desire it for others. Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Laughter can be used to sooth the mind and get rid of those awful thoughts.
If you are going to fight, don't let them talk you into negotiating. But, if you are going to negotiate, don't let them talk you into fighting.
Be not deceived. Revolutions do not go backward.
If I am killed, I can die but once; but to live in constant dread of it, is to die over and over again.
The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly.
Too big to cry too young to laugh.
Believing everyone is dangerous, but believing nobody is more dangerous.
The loss of enemies does not compensate for the loss of friends.
you can't escape tomorrow's responsibilities by evading it today.
Writing is the great invention of the world.
A house divided cannot stand.
In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.