Trust in God, and keep your powder dry.
Who can love to walk in the dark? But providence doth often so dispose.
We are Englishmen; that is one good fact.
The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.
I would have been glad to have lived under my wood side, and to have kept a flock of sheep, rather than to have undertaken this government.
Do not trust the cheering, for those persons would shout as much if you or I were going to be hanged.
What is all our histories, but God showing himself, shaking and trampling on everything that he has not planted.
A few honest men are better than numbers.
Necessity has no law.
Nature can do more than physicians.
Keep your faith in God, but keep your powder dry.
Put your trust in God; but be sure to keep your powder dry.
Subtlety may deceive you; integrity never will.
God made them as stubble to our swords.