Ambition has but one reward for all: A little power, a little transient fame; A grave to rest in, and a fading name!
We cannot be contented because we are happy, and we cannot be happy because we are contented.
There is nothing on earth divine except humanity.
There is no easy path leading out of life, and few easy ones that lie within it.
Delay in justice is injustice.
We talk on principal, but act on motivation.
The Siren waits thee, singing song for song.
A man’s vanity tells him what is honor, a man’s conscience what is justice.
Even the weakest disputant is made so conceited by what he calls religion, as to think himself wiser than the wisest who think differently from him.
There is delight in singing, though none hear beside the singer.