If you wish to avoid foreign collision, you had better abandon the ocean.
Of all human powers operating on the affairs of mankind, none is greater than that of competition.
I have heard something said about allegiance to the South. I know no South, no North, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance.
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters.