It is always easier to requite an injury than a service: gratitude is a burden, but revenge is found to pay.
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
Reason and judgment are the qualities of a leader.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Will never rise to fight again.
A bad peace is even worse than war.