In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost.
In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force. A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend.
The mind wears the colors of the soul, as a valet those of his master.
Providence has hidden a charm in difficult undertakings which is appreciated only by those who dare to grapple with them
Resignation is putting God between ourselves and our troubles
Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.
There are words which are worth as much as the best actions, for they contain the germ of them all.
We deceive ourselves when we fancy that only weakness needs support. Strength needs it far more.
The ideal friendship is to feel as one while remaining two.
There are two ways of attaining an important end, force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter grows irresistible with time.
Strength alone knows conflict, weakness is born vanquished.
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.