The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies
A man must now swallow more belief than he can digest.
Chaos often breeds life, when order breeds habit
You can't use tact with a Congressman! A Congressman is a hog! You must take a stick and hit him on the snout!
Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts.
All taxation is an evil, but heavy taxes, indiscriminately levied on every everything are one of the greatest curses that can afflict a people
One friend in a lifetime is much, two are many, three are hardly possible. Friendship needs a certain parallelism of life, a community of thought, a rivalry of aim.
A friend in power is a friend lost.
Friends are born, not made.
One friend in a lifetime is much; two are many; three hardly possible.
No man likes to have his intelligence or good faith questioned, especially if he has doubts about it himself.
They know enough who know how to learn.
What one knows is, in youth, of little moment; they know enough who know how to learn.
Law is merely the expression of the will of the strongest for the time being, and therefore laws have no fixity, but shift from generation to generation
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself