I beseech you, in the bowels of Christ, think it possible you may be mistaken.
He who stops being better stops being good.
Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry.
Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.
Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged.
No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going.
The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.
I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.
A few honest men are better than numbers.
What is all our histories, but God showing himself, shaking and trampling on everything that he has not planted.