I would rather be right than President.
I had rather be right than be President.
Statistics are no substitute for judgment.
If you wish to avoid foreign collision, you had better abandon the ocean.
An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters.
Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
I have heard something said about allegiance to the South. I know no South, no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance.
Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees. And both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.