Silence is the safest course for any man to adopt who distrust himself.
When we cannot find contentment in ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.
Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
We often forgive those who bore us, but we cannot forgive those whom we bore.
True bravery is shown by performing without witness what one might be capable of doing before all the world.
We can never be certain of our courage until we have faced danger.
Perfect courage is to do without witnesses what one would be capable of doing with the world looking on.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Category: Crime And Criminals
Neither the sun nor death can be looked at with a steady eye
Category: Death And Dying
Decency is the least of all laws, but yet it is the law which is most strictly observed.
The sure way to be cheated is to think one's self more cunning than others.
How ever a brilliant an action, it should not be viewed as great unless it is the result of a great motive.
Category: Deeds And Good Deeds
There are ways which lead to everything, and if we have sufficient will we should always have sufficient means.
We never desire strongly, what we desire rationally.
To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed.
Category: Diets And Dieting