I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me. It is amusing to coquette with an echo for a little while, but one soon tires of it.
Happy the people whose annals are vacant.
History shows that the majority of people that have done anything great have passed their youth in seclusion.
In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People, with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say, Like People like Government.
It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
The English are a dumb people. They can do great acts, but not describe them.
All great peoples are conservative.