I would probably have more in common with a whale than with a bourgeois married couple employed at worthy institutions that I would wipe from the face of the earth if it was given to me to do so.
In order to conquer, what we need is to dare, still to dare, and always to dare.
Everything will pass, and the world will perish but the Ninth Symphony will remain.
It’s not the first time that I speak with American journalists. I’ve had meetings with many different newspapers and stations, and I’ve ha – never had a problem with meeting with American journalists.
One time, I was given an essay topic: to describe a perfect horse, whom the mere sight of the rider’s whip would make obedient. I depicted this perfect horse throwing his rider at the sight of the whip.
Old age is the most unexpected of all things that happen to a man.
As governor of my country, I have been an enemy to its enemies.
Love other human beings as you would love yourself.
From an early period, I had the happiness to rank among the foremost in the American Revolution. In the affection and confidence of the people, I am proud to say, I have a great share.
I bow before the authority of special men because it is imposed upon me by my own reason.