Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows.
I love power. But it is as an artist that I love it. I love it as a musician loves his violin, to draw out its sounds and chords and harmonies.
The greatest danger occurs at the moment of victory.
Let the path be open to talent.
A form of government that is not the result of a long sequence of shared experiences, efforts, and endeavors can never take root.
All great events hang by a single thread. The clever man takes advantage of everything, neglects nothing that may give him some added opportunity; the less clever man, by neglecting one thing, sometimes misses everything.