Nothing external to you has any power over you.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We go to Europe to be Americanized.
Harder still it has proved to rule the dragon Money… A whole generation adopted false principles, and went to their graves in the belief they were enriching the country they were impoverishing.
Great geniuses have the shortest biographies.
Often a certain abdication of prudence and foresight is an element of success.
The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape.