Nothing has been purchased more dearly than the little bit of reason and sense of freedom which now constitutes our pride.

We do not hate as long as we still attach a lesser value, but only when we attach an equal or a greater value.

At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.

Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.

One ought to hold on to one's heart; for if one lets it go, one soon loses control of the head too.

There is not enough love and goodness in the world to permit giving any of it away to imaginary beings.