Great American Speaking

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.
My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side,
for God is always right.
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.
I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.
Character is like a tree and reputation its shadow. The shadow is what we think it is
and the tree is the real thing.
You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
It is not best to swap horses while crossing the river.
You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the
time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time.
Nobody has ever expected me to be president. In my poor, lean lank face nobody
has ever seen that any cabbages were sprouting.
Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.
In this sad world of ours, sorrow comes to all; and, to the young, it comes with
bitterest agony, because it takes them unawares.