Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.
That most delicious of all privileges—spending other people’s money.
The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it.
We all know our duty better than we discharge it.
Life is not so important as the duties of life.
The principle of liberty and equality, if coupled with mere selfishness, will make men only devils, each trying to be independent that he may fight only for his own interest.—And here is the need of religion and its power, to bring in the principle of benevolence and love to men.
Topics: Liberty, Equality
Reprove not, in their wrath, excited men; good counsel comes all out of season then; but when their fury is appeased and past, they will perceive their faults, and mend at last. When he is cool and calm, then utter it.
Wondering Whom to Read Next?
- James Madison American Statesman, President
- Martha Washington American First Lady
- Charles Hodge American Theologian
- Gamaliel Bailey American Journalist
- Thomas Jefferson American Head of State
- Robert E. Lee American Military General
- George Washington American Head of State
- George Mason American Revolutionary Statesman
- Frederick Buechner American Presbyterian Clergyman
- Claiborne Pell American Politician