Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel, sweet as love.
Angel Black Sweet
What clever man has ever needed to commit a crime? Crime is the last resort of political half-wits.
Commit Needed Man
I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.
Led Army Lion
War is much too serious a thing to be left to military men.
The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
Like Gigantic Precedes
Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man.
Hero Contempt Man
The art of statesmanship is to foresee the inevitable and to expedite its occurrence.
A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars.
Noble Court Distinguished
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.
Such Pleasure Again
If we go on explaining we shall cease to understand one another.
Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
Ones Follows Proportion
Since the masses are always eager to believe something, for their benefit nothing is so easy to arrange as facts.
Masses Nothing Benefit