Best Quotes by Rufus Choate (Top 7)

  1. A book is the only immortality.
  2. Neither irony nor sarcasm is argument.
  3. Happy is he who has laid up in his youth, and held fast in all fortune, a genuine and passionate love of reading.
  4. Its Constitution—the glittering and sounding generalities of natural right which make up the Declaration of Independence.
  5. We join ourselves to no party that does not carry the flag and I keep step to the music of the Union.
  6. The final end of government is not to exert restraint but to do good.
  7. There was a state without king or nobles; there was a church without a bishop; there was a people governed by grave magistrates which it had selected, and by equal laws which it had framed.