Life is too short to be little. Man is never so manly as when he feels deeply, acts boldly, and expresses himself with frankness and with fervor.
There is no wisdom like frankness.
The English nation is never so great as in adversity.
Protection is not a principle, but an expedient.
The delight of opening a new pursuit, or a new course of reading, imparts the vivacity and novelty of youth even to old age.
For you see, the world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes.
Nurture your mind with great thoughts.
You can tell the strength of a nation by the women behind its men
A person's fate is their own temper.
Debt is a prolific mother of folly and of crime
"The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
If a man be gloomy let him keep to himself. No one has the right to go croaking about society, or what is worse, looking as if he stifled grief.
The legacy of heroes is the memory of a great name and the inheritance of a great example.
Nationality is the miracle of political independence; race is the principle of physical analogy.
The praise of a fool is incense to the wisest of us.