"That's all a man can hope for during his lifetime—to set an example—and when he is dead, to be an inspiration for history."
"Unlike any other nation, here the people rule, and their will is the supreme law. It is sometimes sneeringly said by those who do not like free government, that here we count heads. True, heads are counted, but brains also . . ."
"In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest."