Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Principles aren't of much account anyway, except at election time. After that you hang them up to let them season.
To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine.
Friendship is like a bank account. You can't continue to draw on it without making deposits.
Chance happens to all, but to turn chance to account is the gift of few.
No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
Ability is of little account without opportunity.
That is the whole secret of successful fighting. Get your enemy at a disadvantage; and never, on any account, fight him on equal terms.
Good health is not something we can buy. However, it can be an extremely valuable savings account.