the longer i live the more “The longer I live the more convinced I become that God governs in the affairs of men. And have we now forgotten that powerful friend? Or do we imagine we no longer need His assistance.”

there is a tide in the affairs “There is a tide in the affairs of men, Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; Omitted, all the voyage of their life Is bound in shallows and in miseries.”

nothing in the affairs “Nothing in the affairs of men is worthy of great anxiety.”

he who shall introduce into public “He who shall introduce into public affairs the principles of Christianity, will revolutionize the world”

immense power is aquired “Immense power is acquired by assuring yourself in your secret reveries that you were born to control affairs.”

when women have a voice “When women have a voice in national and international affairs, wars will cease forever”

the rain is famous for dalling “The rain is famous for falling on the just and unjust alike, but if I had the management of such affairs I would rain softly and sweetly on the just, but if I caught a sample of the unjust out doors I would drown him”

let us .... permit nature “Let us… permit nature to take her own way; she better understands her own affairs than we.”

remember that there is nothing “Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.”

it is the duty of every citizen

“It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs”