|You can bear your own faults, and why not a fault in your wife?||Benjamin Franklin|
|You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going to do anything about it.||Nathaniel Hawthorne|
|You give me a credit to which I have no claim in calling me "the writer of the Constitution of the United States." This was not, like the fabled Goddess of Wisdom, the offspring of a single brain. It ought to be regarded as the work of many heads and many hands.
- Letter to William Cogswell, March 10, 1834
|You have already disarmed my men without my knowledge, are their arms to be returned or not?||Zebulon Pike|
|You may delay, but time will not.||Benjamin Franklin|
|You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.||Henry David Thoreau|
|You must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing.||Andrew Jackson|
|You seem ... to consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions; a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy... The Constitution has erected no such single tribunal.
|Your dear baby has died innocent and blameless, and has been called away by an all wise and merciful Creator, most probably from a life to misery and misfortune, and most certainly to one of happiness and bliss.||George Mason|
|Your former Fathers the Spaniards have now no further Authority over you.||Zebulon Pike|
|Your net worth to the world is usually determined by what remains after your bad habits are subtracted from your good ones.||Benjamin Franklin|