From triumph to downfall there is but one step. I have noted that, in the most momentous occasions, mere nothings have always decided the outcome of the greatest events.
Man will believe anything, as long as it's not in the bible.
Variety made the Revolution. Liberty was just a pretext.
The merit of Mahomet is that he founded a religion without an inferno.
It is an ambassador's duty to stand up for his nation's foreign policy in any era and under any government whatsoever. Ambassadors are, in the full meaning of the term, titled spies.