The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.
"To remove a man is very easy, but when I go to fill his place, there are twenty applicants, and of these I must make nineteen enemies."
-Remark to his portrait painter Francis Carpenter, c.1864
"The fact is . . . I have got more pigs than I have teats."
-Remark on political patronage to Congressman Luther Hanchett