Moderation is the feebleness and sloth of the soul, whereas ambition is the warmth and activity of it.
To achieve greatness one should live as if they will never die.
We do not despise all those who have vices, but we do despise those that have no virtue. Francois de La Rochefoucaul
No man can love a second time the person whom he has once truly ceased to love.
All the passions make us commit faults; love makes us commit the most ridiculous ones. Francois de La Rochefoucaul