Military glory --the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood.
Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan
We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses
A man may be loyal to his government and yet oppose the particular principles and methods of administration
When someone asked Abraham Lincoln, after he was elected president, what he was going to do about his enemies, he replied, "I am going to destroy them. I am going to make them my friends
I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.
Having thus chosen our course, without guile and with pure purpose, let us renew our trust in God, and go forward without fear and with manly hearts.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues
Military glory - that attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood
Reputation is like fine china once broken it's very hard to repair.
Important principles may and must be inflexible.
God must have loved the plain people: He made so many of them.
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.
Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four hours sharpening the axe.