Statistics are no substitute for judgement.
Sir, I would rather be right than be President.
Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.
An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters.
If you wish to avoid foreign collision, you had better abandon the ocean.
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.
Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.