Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
Do not judge, and you will never be mistaken.
Falsehood has an infinity of combinations, but truth has only one mode of being.
Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.
Every man has the right to risk his own life in order to preserve it. Has it ever been said that a man who throws himself out the window to escape from a fire is guilty of suicide?
A feeble body weakens the mind.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Days of absence, sad and dreary, Clothed in sorrow's dark array, Days of absence, I am weary; She I love is far away.