Will and intellect are one and the same thing.
Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.
I have made a ceaseless effort not to ridicule, not to bewail, not to scorn human actions, but to understand them.
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.
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.