The good things which belong to prosperity are to be wished, but the good things that belong to adversity are to be admired.
Whatever is to make us better and happy, God has placed either openly before us or close to us
A great fortune is a great slavery.
He who is brave is free.
If a man knows not what harbor he seeks, any wind is the right wind.
It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that things are difficult.
It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor.
If you sit in judgment, investigate, if you sit in supreme power, sit in command.
All art is but imitation of nature.
The fates lead him who will - him who won't they drag.