A fraudulent intent, however carefully concealed at the outset, will generally, in the end, betray itself.
The sun has not yet set for all time.
This above all makes history useful and desirable; it unfolds before our eyes a glorious record of exemplary actions.
The result showed that fortune helps the brave.
There is nothing man will not attempt when great enterprises hold out the promise of great rewards.
All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.
Good fortune and a good disposition are rarely given to the same man.
It is better that a guilty man should not be brought to trial than that he should be acquitted.
He is truly a man who will not permit himself to be unduly elated when fortune's breeze is favorable, or cast down when it is adverse.
He was always before men's eyes; a course of action which, by increasing our familiarity with great men, diminishes our respect for them.
Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.
Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes.
Shared danger is the strongest of bonds; it will keep men united in spite of mutual dislike and suspicion.
Fortune blinds men when she does not wish them to withstand the violence of her onslaughts.
He would not anticipate those counsels which are rather bestowed by circumstances on men, than by men on circumstances.