To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. To do what is impossible for talent is the mark of genius.

Any man may easily do harm, but not every man can do good to another.

Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.

You can easily judge the character of a man by how he treats those who can do nothing for him.

Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.

A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. I'll not willingly offend, nor be easily offended.