It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it.
Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character.
Private and public life are subject to the same rules-- truth and manliness are two qualities that will carry you through this world much better then policy or tact or expediency or other words that were devised to conceal a deviation from a straight line.
A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.
The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right, not from policy.
Duty is the most sublime word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.