If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
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Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
If we desire to avoid insult, we must be able to repel it if we desire to secure peace, one of the most powerful instruments of our rising prosperity, it must be known, that we are at all times ready for War.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.
Mankind, when left to themselves, are unfit for their own government.
Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.
The time is near at hand which must determine whether Americans are to be free men or slaves.
We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
Where I come from it was really unheard of to be at a party and someone says, 'What kind of music do you make?', and you say, 'Pop music.' You may as well have 'I'm not cool' stamped on your forehead.
When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
I believe in God like I believe in the sun, not because I can see it, but because of it all things are seen.
The cause is hidden. The effect is visible to all.
Show me a frigid women and, nine times out of ten, I'll show you a little man.
Class is not a fixed designation in this country. We are an upwardly mobile society with a lot of movement between income groups.
Art is always and everywhere the secret confession, and at the same time the immortal movement of its time.
What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.
Love is the poetry of the senses.
Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after.