A Bill of Rights is what the people are entitled to against every government, and what no just government should refuse, or rest on inference.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
When angry count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.
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.
Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.
Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far.
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.
I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
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