"Disunion by force is treason."
"Never take counsel of your fears."
"One man with courage makes a majority."
"The Bible is the rock on which this Republic rests."
"Heaven will be no heaven to me if I do not meet my wife there."
"Americans are not a perfect people, but we are called to a perfect mission."
"Equality of talents, of education, or of wealth can not be produced by human institutions."
"Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms."
"The brave man inattentive to his duty, is worth little more to his country, than the coward who deserts her in the hour of danger."
"All the rights secured to the citizens under the Constitution are worth nothing, and a mere bubble, except guaranteed to them by an independent and virtuous Judiciary."
"Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly better man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error."
"The individual who refuses to defend his rights when called by his Government, deserves to be a slave, and must be punished as an enemy of his country and friend to her foe."
"Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it."
Compiled by Thomas George