The only way to predict the future is to create it.
He can compress the most words into the smallest ideas of any man I ever met.
I have seen your dispatch expressing your unwillingness to break your hold where you are. Neither am I willing. Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke...
It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river.
True patriotism is better than the wrong kind of piety.
Lincoln on Grant: "He makes things get. Wherever he is, he makes things move.
Be not deceived. Revolutions do not go backward.
By what principle of original right is it that one-fiftieth or one-ninetieth of a great nation, by calling themselves a State, have the right to break up and ruin that nation as a matter of original principle?
Gentlemen, reading from speeches is a very tedious business, particularly for an old man that has to put on spectacles, and more so if the man be so tall that he has to bend over to the light.