When an idea is wanting, a word can always be found to take its place
Difficulties increase the nearer we get to the goal.
Nothing is more terrible than to see ignorance in action.
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
The decline of literature indicates the decline of a nation.
Whatever necessity lays upon thee, endure; whatever she commands, do.
Those are dead even for this life who hope for no other.
Few are open to conviction, but the majority of men are open to persuasion
The first and last thing required of genius is, love of the truth.
Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.