Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.
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Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
Before you act, consider; when you have considered, tis fully time to act.
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
It is better to use fair means and fail, than foul and conquer.
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
Few men desire liberty; most men wish only for a just master.
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
Every bad precedent originated as a justifiable measure.
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
No man underestimates the wrongs he suffers; many take them more seriously than is right.
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
Small communities grow great through harmony, great ones fall to pieces through discord.
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
Ambition drove many men to become false; to have one thought locked in the breast,...
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...