People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
I am a slow walker, but I never walk backwards.
Well, I suppose you know that men will stand a good deal when they are flattered.
It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
Extemporaneous speaking should be practised and cultivated. It is the lawyer’s avenue to the public.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
We must not promise what we ought not, lest we be called on to perform what we cannot.
Friends, I agree with you in Providence; but I believe in the Providence of the most men, the largest purse, and the longest cannon.
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg?Four Calling a tail a leg doesn’t make it a leg.
The ballot is stronger than the bullet.
As President, I have no eyes but constitutional eyes; I cannot see you.
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go.