Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right.
Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.
Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.
The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.
Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven.
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king.
Love-quarrels oft in pleasing concord end.
For what can war, but endless war, still breed?
The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.