Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.
In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.
Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days.
War is an attempt of one group to impose its will upon another group by armed violence.
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.
There may be as much nobility in being last as in being first, because the two positions are equally necessary in the world, the one to complement the other.
When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.