There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
The only crime is pride.
In flood time you can see how some trees bend, and because they bend, even their twigs are safe, while stubborn trees are torn up, roots and all. And the same thing happens in sailing: make your sheet fast, never slacken,--and over you go.
Wonders are many, and none is more wonderful than man.
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.