He who is brave is free.
No man ever became wise by chance.
Luck is preparation multiplied by opportunity.
A friend always loves, but he who loves is not always a friend.
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.
No evil is without its compensation. The less money, the less trouble; the less favor, the less envy. Even in those cases which put us out of wits, it is not the loss itself, but the estimate of the loss that troubles us.
If you live according to nature, you never will be poor; if according to the world’s caprice, you will never be rich.
To be enslaved to oneself is the heaviest of all servitudes.-
There has never been any great genius without a spice of madness.
The man who can be compelled knows not how to die.
Praise thyself never.