A genius knows how to make himself easily understood without being obvious about it.
The power of man has grown in every sphere, except over himself.
The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them.
That government is the strongest of which every man feels himself a part.
Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; He exposes himself.
When a man assumes a public trust he should consider himself a public property.
Let him that would move the world first move himself.
A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
Whoever conquers a free town and does not demolish it commits a great error and may expect to be ruined himself.
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
Adversity is the state in which man most easily becomes acquainted with himself, being especially free of admirers then.
Every man has a property in his own person. this nobody has a right to, but himself.
Whoever despises himself nonetheless respects himself as one who despises.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not readily take himself to be a god.
The most common lie is that which one lies to himself; lying to others is relatively an exception.
Having no resources within himself, he was compelled to be the copyist of many, and being such, he was forever the victim of inconsistency.
A man is never more truthful than when he acknowledges himself a liar.