The vanity of others is only counter to our taste when it is counter to our vanity.
Man is the cruelest animal.
A man who WILLS commands something within himself which renders obedience, or which he believes renders obedience.
It is the business of the very few to be independent; it is a privilege of the strong
With a great goal one is superior even to justice, not only to one's deeds and one's judges.
I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.