The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose.
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.
The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel’d to heaven is no artist.
He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.
Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you.
The eye altering, alters all.
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
Christ’s crucifix shall be made an excuse for executing criminals.