Your Business is to shine; therefore you must by all means prevent the shining of others, for their Brightness may make yours the less distinguished.
If you eat one another, I don't see why we may not eat you.
Fear God and your enemies will fear you.
But in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion about the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.
As we must account for every idle word, so must we account for every idle silence.