Always vote for principle, though you may vote alone.
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
Heaven has given to every human being the power of controlling his passions, and if he neglects or loses it, the fault is his own, and he must be answerable for it.
I am a warrior, so that my son may be a merchant, so that his son may be a poet.
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.
In charity to all mankind, bearing no malice or ill will to any human being, and even compassionating those who hold in bondage their fellow men, not knowing what they do.
To believe all men honest would be folly. To believe none so, is something worse.
Try and fail, but don’t fail to try.
We understand now, we’ve been made to understand, and to embrace the understanding that who we are is who we were.
/ John Quincy Adams