I approach these questions unwillingly, as they are sore subjects, but no cure can be effected without touching upon and handling them.
In difficult and desperate cases, the boldest counsels are the safest.
Greater is our terror of the unknown.
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
Men are only clever at shifting blame from their own shoulders to those of others.
The populace is like the sea motionless in itself, but stirred by every wind, even the lightest breeze.
There is always more spirit in attack than in defence.
Men are slower to recognize blessings than misfortunes.