My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.
The Thames is liquid history.
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Oh, the little more, and how much it is! And the little less, and what worlds away.
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its opposers.
Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
When mankind first saw the necessity of government, it is probable that many had conceived the desire of ruling.
But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?
No philosopher understands his predecessors until he has re-thought their thought in his own contemporary terms.
It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them.