Having no resources within himself, he was compelled to be the copyist of many, and being such, he was forever the victim of inconsistency.

The thought of only being a creature of the present and past was troubling. I longed for a future too, with hope in it. the desire to be free, awakened my determination to act, to think, and to speak.

Slavery soon proved its ability to divest her of these excellent qualities, and her home of its early happiness. conscience cannot stand much violence.

Immense wealth, and its lavish expenditure, fill the great house with all that can please the eye, or tempt the taste. here, appetite, not food, is the great desideratum.

The man who is right is a majority. he who has god and conscience on his side, has a majority against the universe.

A smile or a tear has not nationality; joy and sorrow speak alike to all nations, and they, above all the confusion of tongues, proclaim the brotherhood of man.