Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
The only security a man can ever have is the ability to do a job uncommonly well.
If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
Certainly there is no contending against the Will of God; but still there is some difficulty in ascertaining, and applying it, to particular cases.
Have I not destroyed my enemy when I have made him into my friend?