Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.
The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country than the coward who deserts in the hour of danger.
One man with courage makes a majority.
As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.
There are no necessary evils in government. Its evils exist only in its abuses.
Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there.
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.
You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.
Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.
The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
Category: Taxes And Taxation