If you wish to preserve your secret, wrap it up in frankness.
The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning.
Turn where we may, within, around, the voice of great events is proclaiming to us, Reform, that you may preserve!
We need to help students and parents cherish and preserve the ethnic and cultural diversity that nourishes and strengthens this community – and this nation.
Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputations… can never effect a reform.
Preserve the mean; the opportune moment is best in all things.
I invite you, citizens, to open your eyes and to give serious attention to the future. Reflect on the disasters which may ensue from longer obstinacy. Submit to lawful authority, if you wish to preserve the South untouched. Save your families and your property.