Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
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He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty,...
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
To like and dislike the same things, this is what makes a solid friendship.
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who...
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast...