The Bible is a book of faith, and a book of doctrine, and a book of morals, and a book of religion, of especial revelation from God.
In Morals Quotes
There may be, and there often is, indeed, a regard for ancestry which nourishes only a weak pride; as there is also a care for posterity, which only disguises an habitual avarice, or hides the workings of a low and groveling vanity. But there is also a moral and philosophical respect for our ancestors, which elevates the character and improves the heart.
In Ancestry Quotes
It is only shallow-minded pretenders who either make distinguished origin a matter of personal merit, or obscure origin a matter of personal reproach. Taunt and scoffing at the humble condition of early life affect nobody in America but those who are foolish enough to indulge in them, and they are generally sufficiently punished by the published rebuke. A man who is not ashamed of himself need not be ashamed of his early condition.
In Ancestry Quotes
[I]f we and our posterity reject religious instruction and authority, violate the rules of eternal justice, trifle with the injunctions of morality, and recklessly destroy the political constitution which holds us together, no man can tell how sudden a catastrophe may overwhelm us, that shall bury all our glory in profound obscurity.
In Together Quotes
Let us not forget that the cultivation of the earth is the most important labor of man. When tillage begins, other arts will follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of civilization.
In Labor Quotes
It is my living sentiment, and by the blessing of God it shall be my dying sentiment, independence now and independence forever.
In Blessing Quotes
Justice, sir, is the great interest of man on earth. It is the ligament which holds civilized beings and civilized nations together.
In Amplify Quotes
No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation.
In Preparation Quotes
Mind is the great lever of all things; human thought is the process by which human ends are ultimately answered
In Positive Thinking Quotes
I apprehend no danger to our country from a foreign foe... Our destruction, should it come at all, will be from another quarter. From the inattention of the people to the concerns of their government, from their carelessness and negligence, I must confess that I do apprehend some danger.
In Carelessness Quotes
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