I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
It is better to suffer wrong than to do wrong.
The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.
A man who really fights for justice must lead a private, not a public, life if he is to survive for even a short time.
A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
To fear death, gentlemen, is no other then to think oneself wise when one is not, to think one knows what one does not know.