Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
The disease of an evil conscience is beyond the practice of all the physicians of all the countries in the would
Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet; but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions
Selfishness is the greatest curse of the human race
Justice delayed is justice denied.
If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; if you are depressed, it will cheer you; if you are excited, it will calm you.
No man ever became great or good except through many and great mistakes
All the world over, I will back the masses against the classes.
He is the purest figure in history. [About George Washington]
Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won't have to hunt for happiness.
[The Turks] one and all, bag and baggage, shall, I hope, clear out from the province they have desolated and profaned.
Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home.