No man ever yet became great by imitation.

We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or

Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off.

Combinations of wickedness would overwhelm the world, by the adva

Treating your adversary with respect is giving him an advantage t

He that teaches us anything which we knew not before is undoubted

Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficul

I do not much wish well to discoveries, for I am always afraid th

No man will be found in whose mind airy notions do not sometimes

The happiest part of a man’s life is that which he passes lying a