Of our political revolution of '76, we all are justly proud. It has given us a degree of political freedom, far exceeding that of any other nation of the earth. In it the world has found a solution of the long mooted problem, as to the capability of man to govern himself. In it was the germ which ha
The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
Be not deceived. Revolutions do not go backward.
Let every American, every lover of liberty, every well wisher to his posterity, swear by the blood of the Revolution, never to violate in the least particular, the laws of the country; and never to tolerate their violation by others.
It is the quality of revolutions not to go by old lines or old laws; but to break up both, and make new ones.
If by the mere force of numbers a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written constitutional right, it might, in a moral point of view, justify revolution.
And how shall you punish those whose remorse is already greater than their misdeeds?
Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in your seeds.
Your friend is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving.
Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. Khalil Gi
The envier praises me unknowingly.
The mother is everything - she is our consolation in sorrow, our hope in misery, and our strength in weakness. She is the source of love, mercy, sympathy, and forgiveness. He who loses his mother loses a pure soul who blesses and guards him constantly
You work that you may keep peace with the earth and the soul of the earth.
Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.' Say not, ' I have found the path of the soul.' Say rather, 'I have met the soul walking upon my path.' For the soul walks upon all paths. The soul walks not upon a line, neither does it grow like a reed. The soul unfolds itself,
We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.
Yet you shall not deplore having known blindness, nor regret having been deaf. For in that day you shall know the hidden purposes in all things. And you shall bless darkness as you would bless light.
I purified my lips with sacred fire that I might speak of love, but when I opened my mouth to speak, I found myself mute.
The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.
When you have grasped a problem clearly, face it with resolution, for that is the way of the strong.
In every aspect of the day Jesus was aware of the Father. He beheld Him in the clouds and in the shadows of the clouds that pass over the earth.
The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.
Of the good in you I can speak, but not of the evil. For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily when good is hungry it seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Come with us to the field, or go with our brothers to the sea and cast your net. For the land and the sea shall be bountiful to you even as to us.
Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.