It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Prosperity is something the businessmen created for politicians to take credit for
I can find my biography in every fable that I read
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Every sentence spoken by Napoleon, and every line of his writing, deserves reading, as it...
There is no knowledge that is not power
Our admiration of the antique is not admiration of the old, but of the natural.
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in...
A good intention clothes itself with power
Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.
If the tongue had not been framed for articulation, man would still be a beast...
Passion, though a bad regulator, is a powerful spring
Wherever there is power there is age.
The best effort of a fine person is felt after we have left their presence.
Every wall is a door.
There is always safety in valor.
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, Nor the kindly smile nor the...
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for...
A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.
In politics, being ridiculous is more damaging than being extreme.