My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it. I never did like to work, and I dont deny it. Id rather read, tell stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh - anything but work.
Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his arent very new after all
Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this office.
The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause… (read more)
Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition
I desire to so conduct the affairs of this administration that if at the end, when I come to lay… (read more)
Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.
These can never be true friends: Hope, dice, a prostitute, a robber, a cheat, a goldsmith, a monkey, a doctor,… (read more)
Remember friends as you pass by, As you are now so once was I. As low as I you once… (read more)
Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.