Dreaming men are haunted men.
Life is not lost by dying; life is lost minute by minute, day by dragging day, in all the thousand small uncaring ways.
Treat a boy like a fool and he’ll act like a fool, I say, but there’s some folks need convincing.
Truth is a hard deer to hunt. If you eat too much truth at once, you may die of the truth.
We cannot be a house divided – divided in will, divided in interest, divided in soul. We cannot be a house divided and live.
You can’t do business with a man who doesn’t know the meaning of a contract. You can’t do business with a firm who swears they’ll do one thing one day and does just the opposite the next. You can’t do business with a company who takes your goods on a cash basis and then pays you off in bum harmonicas.
Let us be bold enough and free enough to follow the great examples – the men of good will and honor who put aside little ways and petty hatreds to build the American dream.
A man with a mouth like a mastiff, a brow like a mountain, and eyes like burning antracite – that was Dan’l Webster in his prime.
Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
There are many trials that seem hard to bear at first which prove true blessings later when we see of what false materials they were first composed.