An invincible determination can accomplish almost anything and in this lies the great distinction between great men and little men.
Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo repeats only the last art, but fame relates all, and often more than all.
Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion.
Be not extravagantly high in expression of thy commendations of men thou likest it may make the hearers stomach rise.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side; of the face can smile while the other is pinched.
With foxes we must play the fox.