A conscience without God is like a court without a judge.
The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs.
Grief and sadness knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger than common joys
Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
Silence,--the applause of real and durable impressions.
Silence and simplicity obtrude on no one, but are yet two unequaled attractions in woman.
Sometimes, when one person is missing, the whole world seems depopulated.
Assassination makes only martyrs, not converts.
Treason, which begins by being cautious, ends by betraying itself.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.