Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.
Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another, but let him work diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.
I desire so to conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end... I have lost every other friend on earth, I shall at least have one friend left, and that friend shall be down inside of me.
Why was the amendment, expressly declaring the right of the people to exclude slavery, voted down? Plainly enough now, the adoption of it would have spoiled the niche for the Dred Scott decision.
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
Buddhism has in it no idea of there being a moral law laid down by somekind of cosmic lawgiver.
Some writers sit down without a thought of what they are going to say, and they go through draft after draft.
I can easily imagine Obama sitting down and talking to any leader or any person in the world, with no baggage of past servitude or race supremacy to mar their talks.
Nullification means insurrection and war; and the other states have a right to put it down.
Evangelical Christians and I can sit down and talk one on one about how much we love Jesus, and yet I'm not carried in Christian bookstores.
I'd like to learn to meditate with more enthusiasm. I can sit down and get quiet for 20 minutes, but it just has not been a part of my Christianity at all.
When we can get the incidence of HIV down enough to turn the trajectory of the pandemic, it will assume a momentum of its own in diminishing HIV.