To know that all is well, even if late will come to know it, is at least some gain.
Lord, what fools these mortals be
What we obtain too cheap we esteem too little it is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and the world laughs at you.
Mortal lovers must not try to remain at the first step for lasting passion is the dream of a harlot and from it we wake in despair.
Why should we be in such desperate hast to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
It citizenship would give to persons of the negro race, who were recognized as citizens in any one State of the Union, the right to enter every other state whenever they pleased, singly or in companies, without pass or passport, andwithout obstruction, to sojourn there as long as they pleased, to go where they pleased at every hour of the day or night without molestation, unless they committed some violation of the law for which a white man would be punished it citizenship would give them the full liberty of speech in public and in private upon all subjects upon which its own citizens might speak to hold public meetings upon political affairs, and to keep and carry arms wherever they went. And all this would be done in the face of the subject race of the same color, both free and slaves, inevitably producing discontent and insubordination among them, and endangering the peace and safety of the State.
You are looking as fresh as paint.
This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer.
Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.