The most important function of the university in an age of reason is to protect reason from itself.
Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age.
The charm of fame is so great that we like every object to which it is attached, even death.
I think the existence of zombies would contradict certain laws of nature in our world. It seems to be a law of nature, in our world, that when you get a brain of a certain character you get consciousness going along with it.
If knowledge and foresight are too penetrating and deep, unify them with ease and sincerity.
Woe to him that claims obedience when it is not due; woe to him that refuses it when it is.
Republics end through luxury; monarchies through poverty.
For one swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day; and so too one day, or a short time, does not make a man blessed and happy.
The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.
Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels.