"Best of all is it to preserve everything in a pure, still heart, and let there be for every pulse a thanksgiving, and for every breath a song."
"As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans."
"You have spent many lives and much treasure to bring freedom to many lands that were reluctant to receive it. And here you have a people who won it by themselves and need only the help to preserve it."
"No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare."
"Nip the shoots of arbitrary power in the bud, is the only maxim which can ever preserve the liberties of any people."
"The knowledge of yourself will preserve you from vanity."
"The trouble with always trying to preserve the health of the body is that it is so difficult to do without destroying the health of the mind."
"What the Founding Fathers created in the Constitution is the most magnificent government on the face of the Earth, and the reason is this: because it was intended to preserve the American society and the American spirit, not to transform it or destroy it."
"I enjoy privacy. I think it's nice to have a little mystery. I think because of technology a lot of the mystery is gone in life, and I'd like to preserve some of that."
"As more people rely on government programs, the harder it becomes to conduct the necessary reforms to preserve them to help our society's most vulnerable."