God! How men of letters are stupid.
A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
A true man hates no one.
Courage is like love; it must have hope for nourishment.
Courage is like love; it must have hope to nourish it.
Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer.
It is the success which makes great men.
From sublime to ridiculousness there is only one step.
A man's palate can, in time, become accustomed to anything.
High politic is only common sense applied to great things.