This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or exercise their revolutionary right to overthrow it.
If this is coffee, please bring me some tea; but if this is tea, please bring me some coffee.
Every blade of grass is a study; and to produce two, where there was but one, is both a profit and a pleasure.
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition. Whether it be true or not, I can say for one that I have no other so great as that of being truly esteemed of my fellow men, by rendering myself worthy of their esteem.
DOB - February 12, 1809