The keener the want the lustier the growth.
If there is anything in the universe that can’t stand discussion, let it crack.
If you want to be an orator, first get your great cause.
One on God’s side is a majority.
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit or what is enacted in Congress.
Christianity is a battle not a dream.
Aristocracy is always cruel.
What the Puritans gave the world was not thought, but action.
Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
Agitation is the atmosphere of the brains.
Power is every stealing from the many to the few.
Insurrection of thought always precedes insurrection of arms.
Exigencies create the necessary ability to meet and conquer them.
You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy, or given up all hope of the Presidency.
Boredom, after all, is a form of criticism.