Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
I believe it is universally understood and acknowledged that all men will ever act correctly, unless they have a motive to do otherwise.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.
Nothing will divert me from my purpose.
I know of nothing so pleasant to the mind, as the discovery of anything which is at once new and valuable--nothing which so lightens and sweetens toil, as the hopeful pursuit of such discovery.
Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.
The man who could go to Africa and rob her of her children, and then sell them into interminable bondage, with no other motive than that which is furnished by dollars and cents, is so much worse than the most depraved murderer that he can never receive pardon at my hand.