Whenever a person strives, by the help of dialectic, to start in pursuit of every reality by a simple process of reason, independent of all sensuous information never flinching, until by an act of the pure intelligence he has grasped…
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The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is...
I think a man's duty is to find out where the truth is, or if...
Books are immortal sons deifying their sires
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
Not to help justice in her need would be an impiety.
Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
Man never legislates, but destinies and accidents, happening in all sorts of ways, legislate in...
All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when...
When men speak ill of thee, live so as nobody may believe them.
Truth is the beginning of every good thing, both in heaven and on earth; and...
Some love one, some love two. I love one, and that is you.
He who steals a little steals with the same wish as he who steals much,...
Necessity, who is the mother of invention.
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the...
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being...
He was a wise man who invented beer.
Pleasure is the greatest incentive to evil.
Pleasure is the object, duty and the goal of all rational creatures.
Happiness is not pleasure, it is victory.