There was never a good war, or a bad peace.
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Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed too severe, seldom executed.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
God helps those who help themselves.
Half a truth is often a great lie.
If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
Beware the hobby that eats.
The first mistake in public business is the going into it.
Diligence is the mother of good luck.
There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
Great effort is required to arrest decay and restore vigor. One must exercise proper deliberation, plan carefully before making a move, and be alert in guarding against relapse following a renaissance.
There is no sin greater than ignorance.
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future.
There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
The U.S. has since the end of World War II had an answer - we stand for free peoples and free markets, we are willing to support and defend them - we will sustain a balance of power that favors freedom.
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
God has placed no limits to the exercise of the intellect he has given us, on this side of the grave.
If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.