The people know their rights, and they are never slow to assert and maintain them, when they are invaded.
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Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it.
My father taught me to work, but he did not teach me to love it.
In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The Government will not assail you. You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the Government, while I shall have the most solemn one to 'preserve, protect, and defend it'.
Do not worry eat three square meals a day say your prayers be courteous to your creditors keep your digestion good exercise go slow and easy. Maybe there are other things your special case requires to make you happy but, my friend, these I rec
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