I am carrying out my plan, so often formulated, of keeping a journal.
Do not be polite to hypocrites.
Cowardice is so loathsome it must needs be the child of body and soul together.
Everyone is more disturbed by his least trouble than by the most signal disaster of a whole nation.
These quotations are taken from two different translations of the original French publication. After each quotation I refer to the edition used with a Roman numeral, and the respective page number with a regular numerical character.
I – The Journal of Eugène Delacroix
Translated from the French by Walter Pach, Crown Publishers, New York, 1948
II – The Journal of Eugène Delacroix
Translated by Lucy Norton and Hubert Wellington, 3rd Revised edition 1995, Phaidon Press, ISBN-13: 978-0714833590