Others go to bed with their mistresses; I with my ideas.
Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.
Like bones to the human body, the axle to the wheel, the wing to the bird, and the air to the wing, so is liberty the essence of life. Whatever is done without it is imperfect.
Charm is a product of the unexpected.
Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy.
A grain of poetry suffices to season a century.
Every human being has within him an ideal man, just as every piece of marble contains in a rough state a statue as beautiful as the one that Praxiteles the Greek made of the god Apollo.
Men are like the stars; some generate their own light while others reflect the brilliance they receive.
Like stones rolling down hills, fair ideas reach their objectives despite all obstacles and barriers. It may be possible to speed or hinder them, but impossible to stop them.
The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but his life, honor and future as well.
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