To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.
There is no nation so powerful, as the one that obeys its laws not from principals of fear or reason, but from passion.
The spirit of moderation should also be the spirit of the lawgiver.
The severity of the laws prevents their execution.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear.
No kingdom has shed more blood than the kingdom of Christ.
Men should be bewailed at their birth, and not at their death.
Friendship is an arrangement by which we undertake to exchange small favors for big ones.