I have read descriptions of Paradise that would make any sensible person stop wanting to go there.
The deterioration of a government begins almost always by the decay of its principles.
Men, who are rogues individually, are in the mass very honorable people.
As an American people, what is greatest about our history are the many times we have led this world away from hate, towards hope.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.
Time goes, you say? Ah, no! alas, time stays, we go.
We do not owe allegiance to any candidate because they share our party or our color, but because they share our principles and our conscience.
Happy the people whose annals are tiresome.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion.
Civil marriage, like all civil rights provided by the government, must be provided equally to all Americans.