Everybody appreciates a compliment.
I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts.
I have seen your despatch expressing your unwillingness to break your hold where you are. Neither am I willing. Hold on with a bull-dog gripe, and chew & choke, as much as possible.
My Best Friend is a person who will give me a book I have not read.
If we have no friends, we have no pleasure; and if we have them, we are sure to lose them, and be doubly pained by the loss.