But what is after all the happiness of mere power? There is a greater happiness possible than to be lord of heaven and earth that is the happiness of being truly loved.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Anyone entrusted with power will abuse it if not also animated with the love...
Patience and time do more than strength or passion.
People must help one another it is nature's law.
Beware so long as you live of judging men by their outward appearance.
Let ignorance talk as it will learning has its value.
A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it.
Friendship is the shadow of the evening which increases with the setting sun...
Rare as is true love true friendship is rarer.
We must laugh before we are happy for fear we die before we laugh at all.
The strongest passion is fear.
Everyone believes very easily whatever they fear or desire.
Everyone has his faults which he continually repeats: neither fear nor shame...
Death never takes the wise man by surprise he is always ready to go.
It is impossible to please all the world and one's father.
By the work one knows the workman.