We expect everything and are prepared for nothing.
Travel is the frivolous part of serious lives, and the serious part of frivolous ones.
There are words which are worth as much as the best actions, for they contain the germ of them all.
The mind wears the colors of the soul, as a valet those of his master.
In this world of change, nothing which comes stays, and nothing which goes is lost.
In order to have an enemy, one must be somebody. One must be a force before he can be resisted by another force. A malicious enemy is better than a clumsy friend.
We are rich only through what we give, and poor only through what we refuse.