It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of…
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Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of...
The law is reason free from passion
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing
Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms.
Quite often good things have hurtful consequences. There are instances of men who have been...
The activity of happiness must occupy an entire lifetime; for one swallow does not a...
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them;...
The aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance of things, but their...
To die will be an awfully big adventure.
It is more difficult to organize a peace than to win a war; but the...
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are...
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor...
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion;...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
Bad men are full of repentance.
No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
Poverty is the parent of revolution
The chief problem of low-income farmers is poverty
Poverty is bitter, but it has no harder pang than that it makes men ridiculous.