We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.
Statement of 1888, as quoted in Treasury of Presidential Quotations (1964) by Caroline T. Hamsberger
I knew that my staying up would not change the election result if I were defeated, while if elected I had a hard day ahead of me. So I thought a night's rest was best in any event.Benjamin Harrison
God forbid that the day should ever come when, in the American mind, the thought of man as a "consumer" shall submerge the old American thought of man as a creature of God, endowed with "unalienable rights.Benjamin Harrison
Jefferson was against any needless official apparel, but if the gown was to carry, he said: "For Heaven's sake discard the monstrous wig which makes the English judges look like rats peeping through bunches of oakum."Benjamin Harrison