I cannot expect to perform the task with equal ability and success.
The people under our system, like the king in a monarchy, never dies.
No evil can result from its inhibition more pernicious than its toleration.
The less government interferes with private pursuits, the better for general prosperity.
The government should not be guided by Temporary Excitement, but by Sober Second Thought.
Between Russia and the United States sentiments of good will continue to be mutually cherished.
As to the presidency, the two happiest days of my life were those of my entrance upon the office and my surrender of it.
I tread in the footsteps of illustrious men... in receiving from the people the sacred trust confided to my illustrious predecessor.
It affords me sincere pleasure to be able to apprise you of the entire removal of the Cherokee Nation of Indians to their new homes west of the Mississippi.
Mutual forbearance and reciprocal concessions: thro' their agency the Union was established - the patriotic spirit from which they emanated will forever sustain it.