The country's honor must be upheld at home and abroad
It behooves every man to remember that the work of the critic, is of altogether secondary importance, and that, in the end, progress is accomplished by the man who does things.
It is impossible to win the great prizes of life without running risks, and the greatest of all prizes are those connected with the home
I want to see you shoot the way you shout.
Aggressive fighting for the right is the greatest sport in the world.
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything
At sometime in our lives a devil dwells within us, causes heartbreaks, confusion and troubles, then dies.
No man is above the law, and no man is below it.
Leave it as it is. The ages have been at work on it and man can only mar it.
It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws.
Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people.
No great intellectual thing was ever done by great effort.
Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive.
The American people abhor a vacuum.
Every reform movement has a lunatic fringe.
The government is us we are the government, you and I.
The best executive is one who has sense enough to pick good people to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Freedom from effort in the present merely means that there has been effort stored up in the past.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting but never hit soft.
No man is above the law and no man is below it nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it.
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.
When you play, play hard when you work, don't play at all.
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
Obedience of the law is demanded not asked as a favor.
The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything.