I can make more generals, but horses cost money.
I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.
Every man's happiness is his own responsibility.
Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
If you would win a man to your cause, first convince him that you are his sincere friend.
For my part, I desire to see the time when education - and by its means, morality, sobriety, enterprise and industry - shall become much more general than at present, and should be gratified to have it in my power to contribute something to the advancement of any measure which might have a tendency to accelerate the happy period.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
Writing is the great invention of the world.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.