Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality.
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Women are the only people I am afraid of who I never thought would hurt me.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves, and, under a just God cannot retain it.
Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature, opposition to it in his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism, and when brought into collision so fiercely as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.
The assertion that 'all men are created equal' was of no practical use in effecting our separation from Great Britain and it was placed in the Declaration not for that, but for future use.
If the people of Utah shall peacefully form a State Constitution tolerating polygamy, will the Democracy admit them into the Union?
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.
The world will little note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
If there should prove to be one real, living Free State Democrat in Kansas, I suggest that it might be well to catch him and stuff and preserve his skin as an interesting specimen of that soon-to-be-extinct variety of the genus Democrat.
Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
Advancement—improvement in condition—is the order of things in a society of equals.
Nothing new here, except my marrying, which to me is a matter of profound wonder.