Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection
These are the times that try men's souls.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
I bid you farewell, sincerely wishing, that as men and christians, ye may always fully and uninterruptedly enjoy every civil and religious right.
We fight not to enslave, but to set a country free, and to make room upon the earth for honest men to live in.
Men did not make the earth.. It is the value of the improvements only, and not the earth itself, that is individual property.. Every proprietor owes to the community a ground rent for the land which he holds.