A child, from the time he can think, should think about all he sees, should suffer for all who cannot live with honesty, should work so that all men can be honest, and should be honest himself.
Culture, which makes talent shine, is not completely ours either, nor can we place it solely at our disposal. Rather, it belongs mainly to our country, which gave it to us, and to humanity, from which we receive it as a birthright.
One just principle from the depths of a cave is more powerful than an army.
To use for our exclusive benefit what is not ours is theft.
An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
Charm is a product of the unexpected.
Peoples are made of hate and of love, and more of hate than love.
The struggles waged by nations are weak only when they lack support in the hearts of their women.
But love, like the sun that it is, sets afire and melts everything. what greed and privilege to build up over whole centuries the indignation of a pious spirit, with its natural following of oppressed souls, will cast down with a single shove.