When a man dies he clutches in his hands only that which he has given away during his lifetime.
Quote by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance...
Our greatest evils flow from ourselves.
No man has any natural authority over his fellow men.
The first step towards vice is to shroud innocent actions in mystery, and whoever likes...
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what...
Free people, remember this maxim: We may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if...
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it....
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
Remorse sleeps during prosperity but awakes bitter consciousness during adversity.
True Christians are made to be slaves, and they know it and do not mind;...
Temperance and labor are the two best physicians of man; labor sharpens the appetite, and...
The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless.
Nature never deceives us; it is always we who deceive ourselves
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
In Genoa, the word, libertas can be read on the front of prisons and on...
But when I say free, I mean free: free from bond, of chain or command:to...
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Few tasks are more like the torture of Sisyphus than housework, with its endless repetition:...