Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair the rest is in the hands of God.
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Observe good faith and justice toward all nations. Cultivate peace and harmony with all.
The marvel of all history is the patience with which men and women submit to burdens unnecessarily laid upon them by their governments.
My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.
The administration of justice is the firmest pillar of government.
The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
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.
The constitution vests the power of declaring war in Congress therefore no offensive expedition of importance can be undertaken until after they shall have deliberated upon the subject and authorized such a measure.
When you first have a baby your life doesn't change. I mean, you have a little less sleep and you drag these cuddly things around you and it's just amazing. But you still get to be you. Once they get to, like, five, six and school and it starts to get, like, 'Wow, they got real problems. They're my responsibility.' Oh my God. That is overwhelming.
My mother is an amazing woman. Not only did she manage the entire household, she noticed a gift in each of her kids and instilled confidence in all of us that that gift would take us wherever we wanted to go.
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.
Judgement of beauty can err, what with the wine and the dark.
There is an infinite difference between a little wrong and just right, between fairly good and the best, between mediocrity and superiority.
The happiness of society is the end of government.
The great thing about the United States and the historically magnetic effect it has had on a lot of people like me is its generosity, to put it simply.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved.