Suspicion is the cancer of friendship.
Sameness is the mother of disgust, variety the cure.
How difficult it is to save the bark of reputation from the rocks of ignorance.
Five enemies of peace inhabit with us -- avarice, ambition, envy, anger, and pride; if these were to be banished, we should infallibly enjoy perpetual peace.
Man has no greater enemy than himself.
To be able to say how much love, is love but little.
It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.