The god of love lives in a state of need. It is a need. It is an urge. It is a homeostatic imbalance. Like hunger and thirst, it’s almost impossible to stamp out.
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
Man – a being in search of meaning.
Astronomy compels the soul to look upwards and leads us from this world to another.
They certainly give very strange names to diseases.
A state arises, as I conceive, out of the needs of mankind; no one is self-sufficing, but all of us have many wants.
Man is a wingless animal with two feet and flat nails.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.