They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
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In my opinion, he only may be truly said to live and enjoy his being...
The golden age is before us, not behind us.
He that will be angry for anything will be angry for nothing.
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
The firmest friendship is based on an identity of likes and dislikes.
In my own case, who have spent my whole life in the practice of virtue,...
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and...
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the...
He only seems to me to live, and to make proper use of life, who...
In my opinion it is less shameful for a king to be overcome by force...
No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best...
Fame is the shadow of passion standing in the light
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond...
Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay.
By union the smallest states thrive. By discord the greatest are destroyed.
Distinguished ancestors shed a powerful light on their descendants, and forbid the concealment either of...
Ambition breaks the ties of blood, and forgets the obligations of gratitude.
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart...
Just to stir things up seemed a great reward in itself.
The higher your station, the less your liberty.