When something an affliction happens to you, you either let it defeat you, or you defeat it.
God made me and broke the mold.
We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.
Fame is but the breath of people, and that often unwholesome.
Take from the philosopher the pleasure of being heard and his desire for knowledge ceases.
Absolute silence leads to sadness. It is the image of death.
It is unnatural for a majority to rule, for a majority can seldom be organized and united for specific action, and a minority can.
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it.
Our affections as well as our bodies are in perpetual flux.
Insults are the arguments employed by those who are in the wrong.