Surely God would not have created such a being as man, with an ability to grasp the infinite, to exist only for a day! No, no, man was made for immortality.
Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
Be not deceived. Revolutions do not go backward.
Don't criticize them; they are just what we would be under similar circumstances.
It is a quality of revolutions not to go by old lines or old laws, but to break up both and make new ones.
So you're the little woman who wrote the book that made this great war!
When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
The legal right of the Southern people to reclaim their fugitives I have constantly admitted. The legal right of Congress to interfere with their institution in the states, I have constantly denied.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.