Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.
Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
The world is governed more by appearances than by realities, so that it is fully as necessary to seem to know something as to know it.
Labor in this country is independent and proud. It has not to ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions.
Philosophic argument, especially that drawn from the vastness of the universe, in comparison with the apparent insignificance of this globe, has sometimes shaken my reason for the faith that is in me; but my heart has always assured and reassured me that
When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
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The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.
Philosophical argument has sometimes shaken my reason for the faith that was in me; but my heart has always assured me that the Gospel of Jesus Christ must be reality.
The right of an inventor to his invention is no monopoly; in any other sense than a man's house is a monopoly.
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Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
Liberty consists in wholesome restraint.
Mind is the great lever of all things.