Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
I have heard something said about allegiance to the South. I know no South, no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance.
An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters.
I would rather be right than President.
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees. And both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.
The Constitution of the United States was made not merely for the generation that then existed, but for posterity- unlimited, undefined, endless, perpetual posterity.
Statistics are no substitute for judgment.