Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.
My experience through life has convinced me that, while moderation and temperance in all things are commendable and beneficial, abstinence from spirituous liquors is the best safeguard of morals and health.
I like whiskey. I always did, and that is why I never drink it.
The devil's name is dullness.
I have been up to see the Congress and they do not seem to be able to do anything except to eat peanuts and chew tobacco, while my army is starving.
Duty is the sublimest word in the language. You can never do more than your duty. You should never wish to do less.
The education of a man is never complete until he dies.
Let the tent be struck.
Never do a wrong thing to make a friend or to keep one.
We have fought this fight as long, and as well as we know how. We have been defeated. For us as a Christian people, there is now but one course to pursue. We must accept the situation.