Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.
Long is the road from conception to completion.
It is the public scandal that offends; to sin in secret is no sin at all.
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
I always write a good first line, but I have trouble in writing the others.
Gold makes the ugly beautiful.
Of all follies there is none greater than wanting to make the world a better place.
Without knowledge, life is not more than the shadow of death.