"Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom and a great empire and little minds go ill together."
"Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one."
"Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse."
"The realities of the world seldom measure up to the sublime designs of human imagination."
"Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication this, joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail with the natives of the interior."
"Every one, more or less, loves Power, yet those who most wish for it are seldom the fittest to be trusted with it."
"Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished."
"We seldom find any person of good sense, except those who share our opinions."
"Failure seldom stops you. What stops you is the fear of failure."
"They very seldom let me lose my cool. They made me like I was Polly Perfect, which was ridiculous so that when I bump into kids on the street they'd say 'I wish my Mom were like you.'"