One of the expedients of party to acquire influence, within particular districts, is to misrepresent the opinions and aims of other districts.
Be not glad at the misfortune of another, though he may be your enemy.
The Church says that the earth is flat, but I know that it is round, for I have seen the shadow on the moon, and I have more faith in a shadow than in the Church. Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese and Spanish explorer.
Where are our Men of abilities? Why do they not come forth to save their Country?
Few people have the virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
It is better to offer no excuse than a bad one.