All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.
To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men.
And in the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
Hold on with a bulldog grip, and chew and choke as much as possible.
Whatever you are, be a good one.
These capitalists generally act harmoniously and in concert, to fleece the people.
Lets have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.
A friend is one who has the same enemies as you have.
No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.
There is nothing true anywhere, The true is nowhere to be seen; If you say you see the true, This seeing is not the true one.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
As I would not be a slave, so I would not be a master. This expresses my idea of democracy.
Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.