Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves.
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.
Destiny has two ways of crushing us by refusing our wishes and by fulfilling them.
True humility is contentment.
We become actors without realizing it, and actors without wanting to.
Heroism is the brilliant triumph of the soul over the flesh, that is to say over fear: fear of poverty, of suffering, of calumny, of illness, of loneliness and of death.
An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.