I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
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That some should be rich shows that others may become rich, and hence is just encouragement to industry and enterprise. Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another; but let him labor diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence built.
When you have got an elephant by the hind legs and he is trying to run away. it's best to let him run.
I have always hated slavery, I think, as much as any abolitionist. I have been an Old Line Whig. I have always hated it, but I have always been quiet about it until this new era of the introduction of the Nebraska Bill began.
When I do good I feel good, when I do bad I feel bad, and that's my religion.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we mustrise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
Hypocrite: The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
He who would be no slave must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.
How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg? Four. Saying that a tail is a leg doesn't make it a leg.
Either the opponents of slavery will arrest the further spread of it and place it where the public mind shall rest in the belief that it is in course of ultimate extinction, or its advocates will push it forward, till it shall become alike lawful in all the States - old as well as new - North as well as South.