Among those who dislike oppression are many who like to oppress.
The only conquests that are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
Fashion condemns us to many follies; the greatest is to make ourselves its slave.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
The most dangerous moment comes with victory.
Genuine victories, the sole conquests yielding no remorse, are those gained over ignorance
After making a mistake or suffering a misfortune, the man of genius always gets back on his feet.
No one knows how it is that with one glance a boy can break through into a girl's heart.
True heroism consists in being superior to the ills of life, in whatever shape they may challenge us to combat
The extent of your consciousness is limited only by your ability to love and to embrace with your love the space around you, and all it contains
When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes.
Vengeance has no foresight.
England is a nation of shopkeepers.
There are two kinds of fidelity - that of dogs and that of cats; and you gentlemen, have the fidelity of cats who never leave the house.
Our hour is marked, and no one can claim a moment of life beyond what fate has predestined.