Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
Our greatest happiness does not depend on the condition of life in which chance has placed us, but is always the result of a good conscience, good health, occupation, and freedom in all just pursuits.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
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