Do not read history. Read biography for it is life without theory.
War is never a solution; it is an aggravation.
Conservatism discards Prescription, shrinks from Principle, disavows Progress; having rejected all respect for antiquity, it offers no redress for the present, and makes no preparation for the future.
Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation.
Assassination has never changed the history of the world.
I have always thought that every woman should marry, and no man.