Evil always turns up in this world through some genius or other.
Every man has his dignity. I'm willing to forget mine, but at my own discretion and not when someone else tells me to.
Although a man may wear fine clothing, if he lives peacefully; and is good, self-possessed, has faith and is pure; and if he does not hurt any living being, he is a holy man.
Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful.
Man will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest.
If there is one realm in which it is essential to be sublime, it is in wickedness. You spit on a petty thief, but you can't deny a kind of respect for the great criminal.