Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
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Suspicion is the companion of mean souls, and the bane of all good society.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one.
He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death.
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
Every religion is good that teaches man to be good and I know of none that instructs him to be bad.
Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child, cannot be true.
Belief in a cruel God makes a cruel man.
'Tis the business of little minds to shrink but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
We have it in our power to begin the world over again.
Art may imitate life, but life imitates TV.
My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother's voice and smile.
Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.
Art begins in imitation and ends in innovation.
More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth.
There is no budget for travel for a Shadow Foreign Secretary.
Our forces saved the remnants of the Jewish people of Europe for a new life and a new hope in the reborn land of Israel. Along with all men of good will, I salute the young state and wish it well.
Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works.
I love being a woman and I was not one of these women who rose through professional life by wearing men's clothes or looking masculine. I loved wearing bright colors and being who I am.
The dearth of faith or religion is the death of existence. Because our existence must revolve around faith.