'No two persons ever read the same book.'
'When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.'
'Happiness is the feeling that power increases — that resistance is being overcome.'
'The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not.'
'The real destroyer of the liberties of the people is he who spreads among them bounties, donations and benefits.'