"The probability that we may fall in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just; it shall not deter me."
"Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb."
"Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm."
"All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
"Our government rests in public opinion. Whoever can change public opinion, can change the government."