In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong. God cannot be for, and against the same thing at the same time.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
The people themselves, and not their servants, can safely reverse their own deliberate decisions.
Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
Freedom is the last, best hope of earth.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
I know not how to aid you, save in the assurance of one of mature age, and much severe experience, that you can not fail, if you resolutely determine, that you will not.