An honest man can never be outdone in courtesy.
A sensual life is a miserable life.
The contempt of death makes all the miseries of life easy to us.
-Taken from Seneca’s Dialogues, a primer for young men in Tidewater Virginia and Maryland
As to the species of exercise I advise the gun.
Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and pure (and) which insures to the good eternal happiness, are undermining the solid foundation of morals, the best security for the duration of free governments.
-Charles Carroll of Carrolton
I like whiskey. I always did, and that is why I never drink it.
-Robert E. Lee