A lawyer without books would be like a workman without tools.
On every question of construction (of the Constitution) let us carry ourselves back to the time when the Constitution was adopted, recollect the spirit of the debates, and instead of trying what meaning may be squeezed out of the text, or invented against it, conform to the probable one in which it was passed.
I cannot live without books.
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I have lived temperately, eating little animal food, and that not as an aliment, so much as a condiment for the vegetables, which constitute my principal diet.