The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
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Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence.
Question with boldness even the existence of a God because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
Every government degenerates when trusted to the rulers of the people alone. The people themselves are its only safe depositories.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very fast.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
It is in our lives and not our words that our religion must be read.
One man with courage is a majority.
There is a subconscious way of taking violence as a way of expression, as a normality, and it has a lot of effects in the youth in the way they absorb education and what they hope to get out of life.
There is nothing so easy to learn as experience and nothing so hard to apply.
Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend; A wise enemy is worth more.
Music is a lady that I still love because she gives me the air that I breathe. We need all sorts of nourishment. And music satisfies and nourishes the hunger within ourselves for connection and harmony.
Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.
Develop interest in life as you see it in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
In the British Special Air Service, combat fitness is all about running.
This nuclear option is ultimately an example of the arrogance of power.
Our pets rely on us entirely for their nutrition. So if you're making your own judgments, that could lead to a mistake. At the same time, we have more control over our pet's diet than we do with our children or with ourselves, so your vet can tell you what is appropriate for your dog and you can assign them that.