Popularity, I have always thought, may aptly be compared to a coquette—the more you woo her, the more apt is she to elude your embrace.
Message to the House (18 December 1816)
Let it, then, be henceforth proclaimed to the world, that man's conscience was created free; that he is no longer accountable to his fellow man for his religious opinions, being responsible therefore only to his God.John Tyler
Patronage is the sword and cannon by which war may be made on the liberty of the human race.John Tyler
So far as it depends on the course of this government, our relations of good will and friendship will be sedulously cultivated with all nations.John Tyler
Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality.John Tyler