- England, at peace with all the rest of the world, carried on a war with America; yet the latter, single- handed, not only met and contended with, but repelled the mighty power of her adversary, and by the equity of her cause, and the bravery of her citizens, she conquered a peace, in spite of the threats of England's haughty, bullying, ignorant, and intolerant Ministers, who had declared that the right of search was a sine qua non which must form the basis of any negotiation. - "Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3", Henry Hunt.
- 48, 6, 'cuius belli et causas et ordinem si expromere velim, immemor sim propositi, quo statui non ultra attingere externa, nisi qua Romanis cohaererent rebus. - "The Student's Companion to Latin Authors", George Middleton Thomas R. Mills.
- Qua lecta is statim surrexit neque quisquam est morte multatus. - "Selections from Viri Romae", Charles François L'Homond.