Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak! Bury a sheep, and nothing happens but decay.
The play was a great success, but audience was a dismal failure.
A man without an address is a vagabond; a man with two addresses is a libertine.
Though I can make my extravaganzas appear credible, I cannot make the truth appear so.
Men are not governed by justice, but by law or persuasion. When they refuse to be governed by law or persuasion, they have to be governed by force or fraud, or both.