I cannot trust a man to control others who cannot control himself.
The education of a man is never completed until he dies.
This war is not about slavery.
The trite saying that honesty is the best policy has met with the just criticism that honesty is not policy. The real honest man is honest from conviction of what is right not from policy.
I think it better to do right even if we suffer in so doing than to incur the reproach of our consciences and posterity.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
It is well that war is so terrible. We should grow too fond of it.