Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.
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What ever the motive for the insult, it is always best to overlook it; for folly doesn’t deserve resentment, and malice is punished by neglect.
I have never accepted what many people have kindly said-namely that I inspired the nation. Their will was resolute and remorseless, and as it proved, unconquerable. It fell to me to express it.
There are two great rules of life, the one general and the other particular. The first is that everyone can, in the end get what he wants if he only tries. This is the general rule. The particular rule is that every individual is more or less an exception to the general rule.
Be true to your own act and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant to break the monotony of a decorous age.
The way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
Pity the man who has a character to support – it is worse than a large family – he is silent poor indeed.