Fools are more to be feared than the wicked.
Love creates jealousy, but jealousy kills love.
Life is too short to be able to love as one should.
We grow old more through indolence, than through age.
There are few prisoners more closely guarded than princes.
Nuns and married women are equally unhappy, if in different ways.
Every thing one gives is gain, and whatever one gives not is loss.
I love men, not because they are men, but because they are not women.
Dignity is like a perfume; those who use it are scarcely conscious of it.
It is necessary to try to surpass oneself always; this occupation ought to last as long as life.