Coalitions though successful have always found this, that their triumph has been brief.
Critics are those who have failed in literature and art.
Fame and power are the objects of all men. Even their partial fruition is gained by very few; and that, too, at the expense of social pleasure, health, conscience, life.
Every production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm.
Plagiarists at least have the quality of preservation.
The people of England are the most enthusiastic in the world.
The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
Talk to people about themselves and they will listen for hours.