“Do you hear the people sing
Lost in the valley of the night?
It is the music of a people
Who are climbing to the light.

For the wretched of the earth
There is a flame that never dies.
Even the darkest night will end
And the sun will rise.”

“Love is the foolishness of men, and the wisdom of God.”

“What is said about men often has as much influence upon their lives, and especially upon their destinies, as what they do.”

“Diamonds are to be found only in the darkness of the earth, and truth in the darkness of the mind. ”

“There are no weeds, and no worthless men. There are only bad farmers.”

“Not seeing people permits us to imagine them with every perfection.”