Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.
To succeed in the world, it is much more necessary to possess the penetration to discern who is a fool, than to discover who is a clever man.
The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence.
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
The bold defiance of a woman is the certain sign of her shame, - when she has once ceased to blush, it is because she has too much to blush for.