Justice is the crowning glory of the virtues.
As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself.
There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it
Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom
The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.
Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice; moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
The foundation of justice is good faith.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory