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My toast would be, may our country be always successful, but whether successful or otherwise, always right.
Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable!
(January 26, 1830)
Go West, young man, and grow up with the country.
The only good Indian is a dead Indian.
(January 1869, attributed)
The man who dies ... rich dies disgraced.
Tis the star-spangled banner; O long may it wave O'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave!
Our peculiar security is in possession of a written Constitution. Let us not make it a blank paper by construction.
(September 7, 1803)
The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
(November 19, 1863)
No other terms than unconditional and immediate surrender. I propose to move immediately upon your works.
(February 16, 1862)
The class struggle necessarily leads to the dictatorship of the proletariat.
(March 5, 1852)
I am most anxious to enlist everyone who can speak or write to join in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights,' with all its attendant horrors.
The French want no-one to be their superior. The English want inferiors.
Russia has two generals in whom she can confide - Generals Janvier and Fevrier.
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
If the art of war were nothing but the art of avoiding risks, glory would become the prey of mediocre minds.... I have made all the calculations; fate will do the rest.
I am the last President of the United States!
The ground which a colored man occupies in this country is, every inch of it, sternly disputed.
We went into slavery a piece of property; we came out American citizens ... We went into slavery with slave chains ... we came out with the American ballot.
In general, Russia suffers from a frightening poverty in the sphere of facts and a frightening wealth of all types of arguments.
(February 23, 1890)
God is dead! God remains dead! And we have killed him.
During all those years of experimentation and research, I never once made a discovery. All my work was deductive, and the results I achieved were those of invention.
I believe in God, Mozart, and Beethoven.
In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind.
(December 7, 1854)
I assure you no art was ever less spontaneous than mine. What I do is the result of reflection and study of the great masters.
I hate quotation. Tell me what you know.
It is not enough to be industrious; so are the ants. What are you industrious about?
(November 16, 1857)
If the minority is as powerful as the majority there is no use of having political contests at all, for there is no use in having a majority.
(March 6, 1891)
I will hear in heaven!
You will probably have what is called a Christian Church here; they will not admit that we are Christians.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe ... to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The bank, Mr. Van Buren, is trying to kill me, but I will kill it.
(July 8, 1832)
I can anticipate no greater calamity for the country than a dissolution of the Union.
(January 23, 1861)
Notwithstanding a mendacious press ... I have discharged all my official duties and fulfilled my pledges.
(September 3, 1866)
I suppose when my unknown elements are found, more people will pay us attention.
I hardly sustain myself beneath the weight of white men's blood that I have shed.
It constantly remains a source of disappointment to me that my drawings are not yet what I want them to be.
A player cannot run with the ball. The player must throw it from the spot on which he catches it.
It seemed at first a new kind of invisible light. It was clearly something new, something unrecorded.
I, ____ _____, am now quite certain that the crimes of this guilty land can never be purged away but with blood.
(December 2, 1859)
Ocean in view! O! The Joy!
(November 7, 1805)
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