He that does good to another does good also to himself.
Fortune can take away riches, but not courage.
Courage leads to heaven; fear leads to death.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man. It is more powerful than external circumstances.
There is nothing in the world so much admired as a man who knows how to bear unhappiness with courage.
Let us train our minds to desire what the situation demands.
Crime when it succeeds is called virtue.
He has committed the crime who profits by it.
One crime has to be concealed by another.
Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.
A punishment to some, to some a gift, and to many a favor.
Death is the wish of some, the relief of many, and the end of all.
The final hour when we cease to exist does not itself bring death; it merely of itself completes the death-process. We reach death at that moment, but we have been a long time on the way.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.