Our government sprang from and was made for the people not the people for the government. To them it owes an allegiance from them it must derive its courage, strength, and wisdom.
It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word.
The goal to strive for is a poor government but a rich people
I am sworn to uphold the Constitution as Andy Johnson understands it and interprets it
Honest conviction is my courage; the Constitution is my guide.
If I am shot at, I want no man to be in the way of the bullet.
There are no good laws but such as repeal other laws.
I feel incompetent to perform duties...which have been so unexpectedly thrown upon me.
It shows all of our hard work that we've done. It also shows how much we can still achieve.
We want to get it done as quickly and inexpensively with as much creativity and flexibility as we can have.
We are certainly gratified by the Board of Supervisors' vote to accept the settlement agreement we proposed, ... We have said that this represents a true win-win for Comcast and the residents of San Francisco. And we believe the deal is exactly that.
Your President is now the Tribune of the people, and, thank God, I am, and intend to assert the power which the people have placed in me... Tyranny and despotism can be exercised by many, more rigorously, more vigorously, and more severely, than by one.
If the rabble were lopped off at one end and the aristocrats at the other, all would be well with the country.
Who, then, will govern? The answer must be, Man - for we have no angels in the shape of men, as yet, who are willing to take charge of our political affairs.
Whenever you hear a man prating about the Constitution, spot him as a traitor.