To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.
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It is not in the power of any man to command success; but you have done more — you have deserved it.
I hope I shall always possess firmness and virtueenough to maintain what I consider the mostenviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
Prosperity destroys fools and endangers the wise.
My observation is that whenever one person is found adequate to the discharge of a duty . . . it is worse executed by two persons, and scarcely done at all if three or more are employed therein.
Reason, too late perhaps, may convince you of the folly in misspending time.