I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
The effect of power and publicity on all men is the aggravation of self, a sort of tumor that ends by killing the victim's sympathies.
If we are intended for great ends, we are called to great hazards.
Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts. Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up.