"If the union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in field of battle and determined by the sword. "
"I am a slow walker, but I never walk back. "
"Tough times never last, but tough people do. "
"The best things in life are free. The rest are too expensive. "
"There is always room for those who can be relied upon to deliver the goods when they say they will. "
"The greatest act of faith some days is to simply get up and face another day. "
"True patriotism sometimes requires of men to act exactly contrary, at one period, to that which it does at another, and the motive which impels them the desire to do right is precisely the same. "
"If you don’t succeed at first, hide all evidence that you tried. "
"There are no stupid questions, just stupid people. "
"What do you do when it's too much for you / Chin up, chin up / You know these sticks and these stones cannot break my bones / Chin up, chin up "
"I tell you what always catches my eye. Short people with an umbrella. – Gary Delaney "
"If you been hurt, keep your head up, you'll find / If you ever been hurt keep your head up "
"I get enough exercise pushing my luck. "
"You light up the room. "
"Political elections... are a good deal like marriages, there's no accounting for anyone's taste. "
"Birthdays are good for you. Statistics show that people who have the most live the longest. "
"How do astronomers organize a party? They planet. "
"It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not. "
"Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe. "
"God created the world, everything else is made in China. "
"You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. "
"I don’t suffer from insanity. I enjoy every minute of it. "
"Integrity is the essence of everything successful. "
"Children in the back seat cause accidents, accidents in the back seat cause children! "
"When you're not afraid to be yourself is when you're most incredible. "
"In our country the lie has become not just a moral category, but a pillar of the state. "
"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't. "
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. "
"It's the soldier not the reporter who gives you the freedom of the press. "
"The biggest critics of my books are the people who never read them. – Jackie Collins "