I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.
Life resembles a novel more often than novels resemble life.
Vanity is the quicksand of reason.
No human creature can give orders to love.
Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.
Every historian discloses a new horizon.