A man made for public life and authority never takes account of personalities; he only takes account of things, of their weight and their conseqences.
We live and die in the midst of marvels.
My star was fading, I felt the reins slipping out of my grasp, and could do nothing to stop it.
A King should sacrifice the best affections of his heart for the good of his country; no sacrifice should be above his determination.
To have good soldiers, a nation must always be at war.