"In the mean time I worship God, laying every wrong action under an interdict which I endeavour to respect, and I loathe the wicked without doing them any injury."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Giacomo Casanova on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Giacomo Casanova on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Giacomo Casanova on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Giacomo Casanova on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Giacomo Casanova on Abraham Lincoln
"The history of my life must begin by the earliest circumstance which my memory can evoke it will therefore commence when I had attained the age of eight years and four months."
"It is only necessary to have courage, for strength without self-confidence is useless."
"I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death."
"Should I perchance still feel after my death, I would no longer have any doubt, but I would most certainly give the lie to anyone asserting before me that I was dead."
"Heart and head are the constituent parts of character temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved."