People might not get all they work for in this world, but they must certainly work for all they get.
A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.
I prayed for twenty years but received no answer until I prayed with my legs.
The life of the nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and virtuous.
I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the ridicule of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe.
Without a struggle, there can be no progress.
It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
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