Our greatest evil flows from ourselves.

To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence.

The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.

I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.

Conscience is the voice of the soul; the passions are the voice of the body.

He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.

Nothing is less in our power than the heart, and far from commanding we are forced to obey it.

Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.