You must not take conceited pride in any deed, because deeds are measured on the basis of their final seal (their ultimate condition)
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all
To lead an orchestra, you must turn your back on the crowd
Comedy aims at representing men as worse, Tragedy as better than in actual life.
The only stable state is the one in which all men are equal before the law.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it
I am not apt to follow blindly the lead of other men
A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be
The nourishment of body is food, while the nourishment of the soul is feeding others.
Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply
We are born of love; love is our mother