The people themselves, and not their servants, can safely reverse their own deliberate decisions.
Some single mind must be master, else there will be no agreement in anything.
Public opinion in this country is everything.
To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary.
The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
Every one desires to live long, but no one would be old.
With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him.
Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar.
Towering genius disdains a beaten path. It seeks regions hitherto unexplored.
Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail. Without it, nothing can succeed.
Ballots are the rightful and peaceful successors to bullets.
What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.
The people will save their government, if the government itself will allow them.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new at all.