What is wanted is men, not of policy, but of probity—who recognize a higher law than the Constitution, or the decision of the majority.—"Slavery in Massachusetts"
What makes the United States government, on the whole, more tolerable,—I mean for us lucky white men, —is the fact that there is so much less government with us.—"A Yankee in Canada"
Why will men be such fools as to trust to lawyers for a moral reform?—Journal, 16 June 1854
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