A hero is no braver than an ordinary man, but he is brave five minutes longer.
Happiness is a perfume which you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
Crime and punishment grow out of one stem. Punishment is a fruit that, unsuspected, ripens with the flower of the pleasure that concealed it.
We are always getting ready to live but never living.
Life is a festival only to the wise.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
The ancestor of every action is a thought… Thought is the blossom; language the bud; action the fruit behind it.