I think I can say, and say with pride, that we have some legislatures that bring higher prices than any in the world.
No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.
...one of the first achievements of the legislature was to institute a ten-thousand-dollar agricultural fair to show off forty dollars' worth of pumpkins in - however, the Territorial legislature was usually spoken of as the "asylum".
I cannot approve of your method of operation, you proceed like a bewildered idiot, taking not the least notice of my orders.
God! How men of letters are stupid.
My downfall raises me to infinite heights.
Across the chasm of eighteen hundred years Jesus Christ makes a demand which is beyond all others difficult to satisfy. He asks that for which a philosopher may often seek in vain at the hands of his friends, or a father of his children, or a bride of her spouse, or a man of his brother. He asks for
A beautiful woman like eyes, and a good heart; One is a beautiful thing, and other treasures.
Reconnaissance memoranda should always be written in the simplest style and be purely descriptive. They should never stray from their objective by introducing extraneous ideas.
A battle sometimes decides everything; and sometimes the most trifling thing decides the fate of a battle.
I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other.
An urgent missive sent to Josephine Home in three days. Don't wash.
When your enemy is doing something wrong, do not interrupt him.
Peoples of Egypt , you will be told that I have come to destroy your religion. Do not believe it! Reply that I have come to restore your rights!
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.
Civilization does everything for the mind and favors it entirely at the expense of the body.
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
The law, that is what makes men stay honest.
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent. Napoleon Bonap
Love is the idler's occupation, the warrior's relaxation, and the sovereign's ruination.
Revolutions are good times for soldiers of talent and courage.
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.
The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains.