A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband.
I prefer the company of peasants because they have not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
My trade and art is to live.
Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.
‘Tis the sharpness of our mind that gives the edge to our pains and pleasures.
When you choose your fields of labor go where nobody else is willing to go.
Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
It is an absolute and virtually divine perfection to know how to enjoy our being rightfully.
Age imprints more wrinkles in the mind than it does on the face.