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Presidents Day Quotes
"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."
"Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom."
"I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it."
"The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers."
"If men were angels, no government would be necessary."
"Abraham Lincoln - the spirit incarnate of those who won victory in the Civil War - was the true representative of this people, not only for his own generation, but for all time, because he was a man among men."
"Washington's is the mightiest name of earth - long since mightiest in the cause of civil liberty; still mightiest in moral reformation. On that name no eulogy is expected. It cannot be. To add brightness to the sun, or glory to the name of Washington, is alike impossible. Let none attempt it. In solemn awe pronounce the name, and in its naked deathless splendor leave it shining on."
"George Washington is the only president who didn't blame the previous administration for his troubles."
"I leave you, hoping that the lamp of liberty will burn in your bosoms until there shall no longer be a doubt that all men are created free and equal."
"Those who deny freedom to others, deserve it not for themselves; and, under a just God, can not long retain it."