Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may
The people's government, made for the people, made by the people, and answerable to the people
The law It has honored us may we honor it
The right of an inventor to his invention is no monopoly - in any other sense than a man's house is a monopoly
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality
Knowledge is the only fountain both of the love and the principles of human liberty
They are usually denominated labor-saving machines, but it would be more just to call them labor-doing machines
Liberty consists in wholesome restraint
The contest, for all ages, has been to rescue Liberty from the grasp of executive power
The past is at least secure.
I see nothing in it new and valuable. What is valuable is not new, and what is new is not valuable.
A mass of men equals a mass of opinions.
Mind is the great lever of all things.
Liberty consists in wholesome restraint.
Whatever government is not a government of laws, is a despotism, let it be called what it may.
What a man does for others, not what they do for him, gives him immortality.
The right of an inventor to his invention is no monopoly - in any other sense than a man's house is a monopoly.
No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation.
The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures but associated with his kind, he works wonders.
He who tampers with the currency robs labor of its bread.
Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
If we allow this to be the final step, our power has been greatly diminished as a legislature, ... If you can challenge the technical portions of a statute and say they really don't matter, I think we're in trouble.
There is nothing so powerful as truth, and often nothing so strange.
We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty.