Be happy with what you have and are, be generous with both, and you won’t have to hunt for happiness.
It is not a life at all. It is a reticence, in three volumes.
We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of peace.
All the world over, I will back the masses against the classes.
Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservatism is distrust of the people tempered by fear.
Nothing that is morally wrong can be politically right.
Good laws make it easier to do right and harder to do wrong.
Mediocrity is now, as formerly, dangerous, commonly fatal, to the poet; but among even the successful writers of prose, those who rise sensibly above it are the very rarest exceptions.
We are bound to lose Ireland in consequence of years of cruelty, stupidity and misgovernment and I would rather lose her as a friend than as a foe.