What is conservativism? Is it not the aherence to the old and tried against the new and untried?
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Abraham Lincoln Quotes
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Common looking people are the best in the world: that is the reason the Lord makes so many of them.
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of free men we must live through all time, or die by suicide.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it the tree is the real thing.
Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at its root.
I have run a general election campaign pregnant and ran Ed Miliband's leadership campaign commuting to London with a new baby so I already have my system set up.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
I look away at car crashes, and I know people who look away at car crashes, because it makes us uncomfortable to watch other people in pain.
If faith is lost, there is no security and there is no life for him who does not adhere to religion.
Who I am as a guitarist is defined by my failure to become Jimi Hendrix.
It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst.
Make no mistake, a 'yes' vote on the Democrats' health care bill is a vote for taxpayer-funded abortions.
No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.
And I love that even in the toughest moments, when we're all sweating it - when we're worried that the bill won't pass, and it seems like all is lost - Barack never lets himself get distracted by the chatter and the noise. Just like his grandmother, he just keeps getting up and moving forward... with patience and wisdom, and courage and grace.