1. 10

    What is the use of being elected or re-elected unless you stand for something?

    37
  2. 9

    Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours.

    41
  3. 8

    It is said that the quality of recent immigration is undesirable. The time is quite within recent memory when the same thing was said of immigrants who, with their descendants, are now numbered among our best citizens.

    43
  4. 7

    The laws should be rigidly enforced which prohibit the immigration of a servile class to compete with American labor, with no intention of acquiring citizenship, and bringing with them and retaining habits and customs repugnant to our civilization.

    44
  5. 6

    A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.

    45
  6. 5

    I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind.

    53
  7. 4

    Officeholders are the agents of the people, not their masters.

    53
  8. 3

    In calm water every ship has a good captain.

    62
  9. 2

    The ship of Democracy, which has weathered all storms, may sink through the mutiny of those aboard.

    84
  10. 1

    Though the people support the government; the government should not support the people.

    87
  11. Last Update: 29 July 2021

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