Idleness is to the human mind like rust to iron.
I read the book with interest, but when Jackson was a candidate in 1828 for the Presidency, I opposed him and voted for Adams. I favored a protective tariff.
I have a fine lot of telescopes. I have one with which I can see the Mountains in the Moon.
There is a great reform required in the education and habits of females.
The Soul of man is made an article of merchandize by his fellow man and can such a land be happy? No! Happyness does not dwell in any land that is scard by the blighting curse of Slavery.
I have always considered that choosing a companion for life was a very important affair and that my happyness or misery in this life depended on the choice.
I was glad to hear of that determination as I detest the practice of cousins marrying or any marriage between persons in which there can be traced the most distant relationship. I go for the improvement instead of the deterioration of our race.
I want to go where I can be of the most service to the general enterprise.
The summer of 1830 I... blasted the tunnel through the rock to take water from the dam above the falls for the mill... In 1831 we lowered the tunnel four feet, and built a new dam across the creek.
Yesterday I staked off the ground on the hill for an orchard. I want to get 1,000 apple trees agrowing.