Mean spirits under disappointment, like small beer in a thunderstorm always turn sour
Quote by John Randolph
Time is at once the most valuable and the most perishable of all our possessions.
I believe I should have been swept away by the flood of French infidelity, if...
The surest way to prevent war is not to fear it.
That most delicious of all privileges - spending other people's money
We all know our duty better than we discharge it.
That most delicious of all privileges - spending other people's money.
I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality.
Never were abilities so much below mediocrity so well rewarded; no, not when Caligula's horse...
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better...
There never was a bad man that had ability for good service.
The ability to relate and to connect, sometimes in odd and yet striking fashion, lies...
Enduring setbacks while maintaining the ability to show others the way to go forward is...
We rate ability in men by what they finish, not by what they attempt
Wicked people are always surprised to find ability in those that are good.
Here is my principle: Taxes shall be levied according to ability to pay. That is...
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice
If you have ability in a certain area, why not capitalize on it and improve...
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
We are limited, not by our abilities, but by our vision.