To go wrong in one’s own way is better than to go right in someone else’s.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word is what they fear most…
Power is only vouchsafed to the man who dares to stoop and pick it up. There is only one thing, one thing needful: one has only to dare!
Pain and suffering are always inevitable for a large intelligence and a deep heart.
Nothing in the world is harder than speaking the truth and nothing easier than flattery.
Lying is a delightful thing for it leads to the truth.
Human nature is a mirror, sir, the clearest mirror!