Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service.
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.
People demand freedom only when they have no power.
It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong.
Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.