Whatever one of us blames in another, each one will find in his own heart.
Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue.
It is the failing of youth not to be able to restrain its own violence.
Nothing is as certain as that the vices of leisure are gotten rid of by being busy.
I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?
There is a noble manner of being poor, and who does not know it will never be rich.
If virtue precede us every step will be safe.
In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.
Sometimes even to live is an act of courage.