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When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. And that's my religion.

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

What kills a skunk is the publicity it gives itself.

It has been my experience that folks who have no vices have very few virtues.

You can fool some of the people all the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.

Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we mustrise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.

It is the eternal struggle between these two principles -- right and wrong. They are the two principles that have stood face to face from the beginning of time and will ever continue to struggle. It is the same spirit that says, ''You work and toil and earn bread, and I'll eat it.''

Honest statesmanship is the wise employment of individual meanness for the public good.

Prohibition goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite by legislation and makes crimes out of things that are not crimes.

I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed but I am bound to live the best life that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right and part from him when he goes wrong.

Whatever you are, be a good one.

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new after all.

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All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.

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