As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
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Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.
I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
I abhor war and view it as the greatest scourge of mankind.
If God is just, I tremble for my country.
History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is.
A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks.
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.