No enemy is so terrible as a man of genius.
We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence and its only end
There is no education like adversity
The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.
Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius
Ignorance never settles a question
Destiny is our will, and our will is nature.
Silence is the mother of Truth.
Perseverance and tact are the two great qualities most valuable for all men who would mount, but especially for those who have to step out of the crowd
Courage is fire, and bullying is smoke.
How fair is a garden amid the trials and passions of existence.
What is crime amongst the multitude, is only vice among the few.
A Conservative government is an organised hypocrisy
Everyone likes flattery, and when you come to Royalty, you should lay it on with a thick trowel.
Romance has been elegantly defined as the offspring of fiction and love.