Roscoe Conkling was a man of superb courage. He not only acted without fear, but he had that fortitude of soul which bears the consequences of the course pursued without complaint.
Courage without conscience is a wild beast.
Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
There is no common sense in going to the field to fight and leaving a man at home to undo all that you accomplish.
There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.
Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.