He who would be no slave must consent to have no slave. Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves and, under a just God, cannot long retain it.
I believe it is universally understood and acknowledged that all men will ever act correctly, unless they have a motive to do otherwise.
I hold that while man exists, it is his duty to improve not only his own condition, but to assist in ameliorating mankind.
To ease another's heartache is to forget one's own.
The larger the island of knowledge the longer the shore line of wonder. Wonder rather than doubt is the root of knowledge.
If my father's son can become President of these United States, then your father's son can become anything he wishes.
Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.
I belive that people should fight for what they believe and only what they believe.
Our safety, our liberty, depends upon preserving the Constitution of the United States as our fathers made it inviolate. The people of the United States are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.