As a general rule,’he had once said, ‘people ask for advice only in order not to follow it; or, if they do follow it, in order to have someone to blame for giving it.’
All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall.
You are very amiable, no doubt, but you would be charming if you would only depart.
The merit of all things lies in their difficulty.
Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures.
Love is the most selfish of all the passions.
I do not cling to life sufficiently to fear death.
Besides we are men, and after all it is our business to risk our lives.