False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
God hands gifts to some, whispers them to others.
Fate is the friend of the good, the guide of the wise, the tyrant of the foolish, the enemy of the bad.
True statesmanship is the art of changing a nation from what it is into what it ought to be.
Common sense is the average sensibility and intelligence of men undisturbed by individual peculiarities.