The reason why men enter into society is the preservation of their property.
Where there is no property there is no injustice.
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
So long as a man imagines that he cannot do this or that, so long as he is determined not to do it; and consequently so long as it is impossible to him that he should do it.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
What worries you, masters you.
As people are walking all the time, in the same spot, a path appears.
The greatest pride, or the greatest despondency, is the greatest ignorance of one’s self.
The dread of evil is a much more forcible principle of human actions than the prospect of good.