The greatest virtues are those which are most useful to other persons.
Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
For as the eyes of bats are to the blaze of day, so is the reason in our soul to the things which are by nature most evident of all.
At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
Friendship is essentially a partnership.
Thou wilt find rest from vain fancies if thou doest every act in life as though it were thy last.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.