Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
Beauty is no quality in things themselves: it exists merely in the mind which contemplates...
There is not to be found, in all history, any miracle attested by a sufficient...
Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly...
The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny;...
The Christian religion not only was at first attended with miracles, but even at this...
Everything in the world is purchased by labor
#Doing Your Best
Where ambition can cover its enterprises, even to the person himself, under the appearance of...
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence
The sweetest and most inoffensive path of life leads through the avenues of science and...
But I would still reply, that the knavery and folly of men are such common...
#Law And Lawyers
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker.
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In...
And what is the greatest number? Number one.
Avarice, the spur of industry.
Be a philosopher but, amid all your philosophy be still a man.