“Think twice or more before you start doing something for someone, it may be a good thing what you want to do or it may cause a bad effect from what you want to do, because it is not done for yourself. The pleasure or sadness of your friend or of your enemy which will come as a result of your action should not be bothering you as a regret one day...”
“I have come to a resolution myself as I hope every good citizen will, never again to purchase any article of foreign manufacture which can be had of American make be the difference of price what it may”
“It's a troublesome world. All the people who're in it
are troubled with troubles almost every minute.
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot,
for the places and people you're lucky you're not.”