There are only two forces that unite men - fear and interest. Napoleon Bonap
The sentiment of national honor is never more than half extinguished in the French. It takes only a spark to re-kindle it.
We frustrate many designs against us by pretending not to see them.
Agriculture is the soul and chief support of empires; industry produces riches and the happiness of the people; exportation represents the superabundance, and good use of both.
If I were to give liberty to the press, my power could not last three days.