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.
Author: Daniel Webster (1782-1852)
Profession: American Lawyer, Statesman
I believe if we introduced the Lord's Prayer here, senators would propose a large number of amendments to it.
Author: Henry Wilson