The blind must not only be fed and housed and cared for; they must learn to make thir lives useful to the community.
I know not why there is such a melancholy feeling attached to the remembrance of past happiness, except that we fear that the future can have nothing so bright as the past.
Judging from the main portions of the history of the world, so far, justice is always in jeopardy.
I may be as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best.
Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession.
Folks never understand the folks they hate.
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.
Nothing endures but personal qualities.
The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
There is no object so soft but it makes a hub for the wheeled universe.