I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
Let us at all times remember that all American citizens are brothers of a common country, and should dwell together in bonds of fraternal feeling
Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.
It has long been a grave question whether any government, not too strong for the liberties of its people, can be strong enough to maintain its existence in great emergencies
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.
Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
The leading rule for the lawyer, as for the man of every other calling, is diligence. Leave nothing for to-morrow which can be done to-day.
Sorrow comes to all...Perfect relief is not possible, except with time. You cannot now realize that you will ever feel better and yet you are sure to be happy again.
Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history
The land, the earth God gave to man for his home...should never be the possession of any man, corporation, (or) society...any more than the air or water.