Two objections had been raised against leaving the adjustment of the representation, from time to time, to the discretion of the Legislature. The first was, they would be unwilling to […]
To those new States whom we welcome to the ranks of the free, we pledge our word that one form of colonial control shall not have passed away merely to […]
Five score years ago the ground on which we here stand shuddered under the clash of arms and was consecrated for all time by the blood of American manhood. Abraham […]
In short, in life, as in a football game, the principle to follow is: Hit the line hard; don’t foul and don’t shirk, but hit the line hard!
Wages have increased, the cost of living has decreased. The job of every man and woman has been made more secure. We have in this short period decreased the fear […]
I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we’ve struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We’ve made our share of […]
All of you know I’m having to become quite an expert in this business of asking for forgiveness. And I —-. It gets a little easier the more you do […]
The legislative department is everywhere extending the sphere of its activity and drawing all power into its impetuous vortex.
For I can assure you that we love our country, not for what it was, though it has always been great — not for what it is, though of this […]
It has been the privilege of a lifetime to serve as your President. There have been good days and tough days. But every day I have been inspired by the […]