Ambition is the immoderate desire for power.
Desire is the essence of a man.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion.
All things excellent are as difficult as they are rare.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason, and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd.
Human affairs are so obscure and various that nothing can be clearly known.
It is an unscrupulous intellect that does not pay to antiquity its due reverence.
He who allows oppression shares the crime.
It may easily come to pass that a vain man may become proud and imagine himself pleasing to all when he is in reality a universal nuisance.