I think we must quote whenever we feel that the allusion is interesting or helpful or amusing.
Every man has business and desire, Such as it is.
When writing a novel a writer should create living people people not characters. A character is a caricature.
Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own.
The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.
It is not death that a man should fear, but he should fear never beginning to live.
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
But what do we mean by the American Revolution Do we mean the American War The revolution was effected before the war commenced. The revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people.