There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.
The ship of democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those on board
A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the morality, the justice, and the interest of the people themselves
The lessons of paternalism ought to be unlearned and the better lesson taught that while people should patriotically and cheerfully support their Government its functions do not include the support of the people
Minds do not act together in public; they simply stick together; and when their private activities are resumed, they fly apart again.
The United States is not a nation to which peace is a necessity.
We will not forget that Liberty has here made her home; nor shall her chosen altar be neglected.
A cause worth fighting for is worth fighting for to the end.
These are days of special perplexity and depression, and the path of public duty is unusually rugged.
I am President of all the people, good, bad, or indifferent, and as long as my opinions are known, ought perhaps to keep myself out of their squabbles.
Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people.
He mocks the people who proposes that the government shall protect the rich and that they in turn will care for the laboring poor.
I know there is a Supreme Being who rules the affairs of men and whose goodness and mercy have always followed the American people, and I know He will not turn from us now if we humbly and reverently seek His powerful aid.
In the scheme of our national government, the presidency is preeminently the people's office.