Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
Again, it may be said, that to love justice and equality the people need no great effort of virtue; it is sufficient that they love themselves.
Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God’s dust is greater than your idol.
Faith may be encouraged by what has happened in the past, or what is thought to have happened in the past, but the only proof of it is in the future.
The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
The general will rules in society as the private will governs each separate individual.
One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups, to a child, is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.
The first principle of child-rearing is to choose a good mother.
You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Pity is treason.