I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.
I was a little cross.I ask pardon. If I do get up a little temper I have no sufficient time to keep it up.
Be guided by reason. Cold Calculated unimpassioned reason.
You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.
Quarrel not at all. No man resolved to make the most of himself can spare time for personal contention. Still less can he afford to take all the consequences, including the vitiating of his temper and loss of self-control.
I fear you do not fully comprehend the danger of abridging the liberties of the people. Nothing but the very sternest necessity can ever justify it. A government had better go to the very extreme of toleration, than to do aught that could be construed into an interference with, or to jeopardize in any degree, the common rights of its citizens.
The better part of one's life consists of his friendships.
I will study and get ready and perhaps my chance will come.