Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.