No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings.
Genius is present in every age, but the men carrying it within them remain benumbed unless extraordinary events occur to heat up and melt the mass so that it flows forth.
Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.
Doctors are always working to preserve our health and cooks to destroy it, but the latter are the more often successful.
It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is in fact true: will is a product of desire.