A little flattery will support a man through great fatigue.
National honor is the national property of the highest value.
Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.
The best form of government is that which is most likely to prevent the greatest sum of evil.
Never did a government commence under auspices so favorable, nor ever was success so complete.
The public lands are a public stock, which ought to be disposed of to the best advantage for the nation.
The payments which have been made into the Treasury show the very productive state of the public revenue.
Our relations with the other powers of Europe have experienced no essential change since the last session.
Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!
I have great satisfaction in stating that our relations with France, Russia, and other powers continue on the most friendly basis.