Terror made me cruel.
I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.
Yes, as my swift days near their goal, 'tis all that I implore: In life and death a chainless soul, with courage to endure.
I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they've gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind.
I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after.
Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly?
The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or should be, an existence of yours beyond you.
Any relic of the dead is precious, if they were valued living.
Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.
I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal.
A person who has not done one half his day's work by ten o clock, runs a chance of leaving the other half undone.
Proud people breed sad sorrows for themselves.
If I could I would always work in silence and obscurity, and let my efforts be known by their results.
A good heart will help you to a bonny face, my lad and a bad one will turn the bonniest into something worse than ugly.
I'll walk where my own nature would be leading: It vexes me to choose another guide.
I am now quite cured of seeking pleasure in society, be it country or town. A sensible man ought to find sufficient company in himself.
Honest people don't hide their deeds.
Having leveled my palace, don't erect a hovel and complacently admire your own charity in giving me that for a home.