You can always get the truth from an American statesman after he has turned seventy or given up all hope of the Presidency.
Whether in chains or in laurels liberty knows nothing but victories.
What gunpowder did for war the printing press has done for the mind.
Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
To be as good as our fathers we must be better imitation is not discipleship.
Seldom ever was any knowledge given to keep but to impart the grace of this rich jewel is lost in concealment.
Physical bravery is an animal instinct moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics.
To hear some men talk of the government you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation and kept the planets in their places.
We live under a government of men and morning newspapers.