Teach us that wealth is not elegance, that profusion is not magnificence, that splendor is not beauty.
I rather like bad wine . . . one gets so bored with good wine.
There can be economy only where there is efficiency.
Though I sit down now, the time will come when you will hear me.
The people of England are the most enthusiastic in the world.
Nobody is forgotten when it is convenient to remember him.
Some steam process should be invented for arranging guests when they are above five hundred.
I will not go down to posterity talking bad grammar.
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Individuals may form communities, but it is institutions alone that can create a nation.
We make our fortunes and we call them fate.
Candor is the brightest gem of criticism
There is moderation even in excess.
Moderation is the center wherein all philosophies, both human and divine, meet.
Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.