It’s when we start working together that the real healing takes place… it’s when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood.
Philosophy would render us entirely Pyrrhonian, were not nature too strong for it.
No advantages in this world are pure and unmixed.
Nothing is more surprising than the easiness with which the many are governed by the few.
Any person seasoned with a just sense of the imperfections of natural reason, will fly to revealed truth with the greatest avidity.
It is a just political maxim, that every man must be supposed a knave.
Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty, and just reasoning to delicate sentiment. In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.
Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.