To be great is to be misunderstood.
We gain the strength of the temptation we resist.
Genius always finds itself a century too early.
Each age, it is found, must write its own books; or rather, each generation for the next succeeding.
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
There are other measures of self-respect for a man, than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
Revolutions go not backward.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.