I see nothing in it new and valuable. What is valuable is not new, and what is new is not valuable.
The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.
Liberty consists in wholesome restraint.
Let us develop the resources of our land, call forth its powers, build up its institutions, promote all its great interests, and see whether we also, in our day and generation, may not perform something worthy to be remembered.