Guess, if you can, and choose, if you dare. [Lat., Devine, si tu peux, et choisis, si tu l’oses.]
There are secret ties, there are sympathies, by the sweet relationship of which souls that are well matched attach themselves to each other, and are affected by I know not what, which cannot be explained
Obedience is a hard profession.
He should be envied Who when his strength is spent lays down his life. Old age reserves a melancholy fate For noble souls before their life is done.
Every man of courage is a man of his word.
All great virtues become great men.
It is the crime not the scaffold which is the disgrace.
The universe has no prince or king that it [Rome] would consider equal to its humblest citizen.
To take revenge halfheartedly is to court disaster; either condemn or crown your hatred.
I can be forced to live without happiness, but I will never consent to live without honor.
A liar is full of oaths.
Just as We never taste happiness in perfection, our most fortunate successes are mixed with sadness. So too we never taste sadness completely, as things could always be worse in some way and for this we can be grateful.