Shemlon - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[When the mariner has been tossed for many days in thick weather, and on an unknown sea, he naturally avails himself of the first pause in the storm, the earliest glance of the sun, to take his latitude, and ascertain how far the elements have driven him from his true course. Let us imitate this prudence, and, before we float farther on the waves of this debate, refer to the point from which we departed, that we may at least be able to conjecture where we now are.]]> <![CDATA[Gentlemen, the character of Washington is among the most cherished contemplations of my life. It is a fixed star in the firmament of great names, shining without twinkling or obscuration, with clear, steady, beneficent light.]]> <![CDATA[The most important thought that ever occupied my mind is that of my individual responsibility to God.]]> <![CDATA[When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.]]>