I am better than my reputation.
Honesty prospers in every condition of life.
He who has done his best for his own time has lived for all times.
He who considers too much will perform little.
Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change.
Great souls suffer in silence.
Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom.
Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate.
Freedom exists only with power.
Freedom can occur only through education.
Every true genius is bound to be naive.
Disappointments are to the soul what a thunderstorm is to the air.
Dare to err and to dream. Deep meaning often lies in childish plays.
Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor.
As freely as the firmament embraces the world, or the sun pours forth impartially his beams, so mercy must encircle both friend and foe.
Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
Art is the daughter of freedom.
Appearance rules the world.
All things must; man is the only creature that wills.