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If we mean to support the liberty and independence which have cost us so much blood and treasure to establish, we must drive far away the demon of party spirit and local reproach.

    Topics: Politics, Liberty

Such is the turbulence of human passions in party disputes, when victory more than truth is contended for, that the post of honor is a private station.

    Topics: Politics, Truth, Victory

By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me yet escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companions on every side of me!

    Topics: Providence

I walk on untrodden ground. There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may not hereafter be drawn into precedent.

    Topics: Reasoning

Religion is as necessary to reason as reason is to religion: The one cannot exist without the other. A reasoning being would lose his reason, in attempting to account for the great phenomena of nature, had he not a Supreme Being to refer to; and well has it been said, that if there had been no God, mankind would have been obliged to imagine one.

    Topics: Religion, Reasoning

Truth will ultimately prevail where there is pains to bring it to light.

    Topics: Truth

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.

    Topics: Virtue, Men

I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.

    Topics: Virtue, Honesty

The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.

    Topics: Virtue, Foolishness

Gambling is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.

    Topics: Virtue

Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.

    Topics: War, Discipline

Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.

    Topics: War, Enemies

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