There is one kind of robber whom the law does not strike at, and who steals what is most precious to men: time.
There is no such thing as accident; it is fate misnamed.
The future destiny of a child is always the work of the mother.
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.
You would make a ship sail against the winds and currents by lighting a bonfire under her decks? I have no time for such nonsense.
Men are more easily governed through their vices than through their virtues.