Read no history--nothing but biography, for that is life without theory.
There is no education like adversity.
There are exceptions to all rules, but it seldom answers to follow the advice of an opponent.
Damn your principles! Stick to your party.
Sir, I say that justice is truth in action.
Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing.
As a rule he or she who has the most information will have the greatest success in life.
The first magic of love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the beautiful is dead.
I am a Conservative to preserve all that is good in our constitution, a Radical to remove all that is bad. I seek to preserve property and to respect order, and I equally decry the appeal to the passions of the many or the prejudices of the few.
The most dangerous strategy is to jump a chasm in two leaps.
The secret of success is to be ready when your opportunity comes.
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
I cannot pay attention unless I am attracted.
Everything comes if a man will only wait.
The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of posterity.
Duty cannot exist without faith.
Nurture your minds with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
A consistent man believes in destiny; a capricious man in chance.
Finality is not the language of politics.
Man is not the creature of circumstances, Circumstances are the creatures of men.