After crosses and losses men grow humbler and wiser.
On the whole, sir, I can not help expressing a wish that every member of the convention who may still have objections to it, would, with me, on this occasion, doubt a little of his own infallibility, and, to make manifest our unanimity, put his name to this instrument.
Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor security.
Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
Now I have a sheep and cow, everybody bids me good morrow.
The U.S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. Your have to catch up with it yourself.