When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.
To do all that one is able to do, is to be a man; to do all that one would like to do, is to be a god.
The only conquests which are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
Two armies are two bodies which meet and try to frighten each other.
Valor is a gift. Those having it never know for sure whether they have it till the test comes. And those having it in one test never know for sure if they will have it when the next test comes.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.
We are born, we live, we die among supernatural.
We must laugh at man to avoid crying for him.
Time is the great art of man.