American Diplomat, Editor and Writer who in articles, books, plays and poetry attacked corruption in high places
"A man selects his enemies, his friends make themselves, and from these friends he is apt to suffer."
"Humanity is about the same the world over; and while the earth has its uniformity, with slight differences in mountain and plain, so its products are very nearly alike."
"Pure hero-worship is healthy. It stimulates the young to deeds of heroism, stirs the old to unselfish efforts, and gives the masses models of mankind that tend to lift humanity above the commonplace meanness of ordinary life."
"That man is great who rises to the emergencies of the occasion, and becomes master of the situation."