It was the policy of the good old gentleman to make his children feel that home was the happiest place in the world; and I value this delicious home feeling as one of the choicest gifts a parent can bestow.
There is a destiny that makes us brothers
None goes his way alone
All that we send into the lives of others
Comes back onto our own
Books are the quietest and most constant of friends;they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.
Courage that grows from constitution, often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty, acts in a uniform manner.
Stand with anybody that stands right. Stand with him while he Is right and part with him when he goes wrong.
He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.
The struggle between Liberty and Authority is the most conspicuous feature in the portions of history with which we are earliest familiar, particularly in that of Greece, Rome and England.