Sow good services sweet remembrances will grow them.
The greatest happiness is to transform one's feelings into action
One must chose in life between boredom and suffering
The desire of the man is for the woman, but the desire of the woman is for the desire of the man.
The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes
Genius is essentially creative; it bears the stamp of the individual who possesses it.
Wit consists in seeing the resemblance between things which differ, and the difference between things which are alike
Love is the emblem of eternity: it confounds all notion of time: effaces all memory of a beginning, all fear of an end.
The human mind always makes progress, but it is a progress in spirals
Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts
Prayer is more than meditation. In meditation, the source of strength is one's self. When one prays, he goes to a source of strength greater than his own.
Scientific progress makes moral progress a necessity; for if man's power is increased, the checks that restrain him from abusing it must be strengthened
Speech happens to not be his language
Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.
When a noble life has prepared for old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.