I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity.
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.
There is nothing so absurd but some philosopher has said it.
If you aspire to the highest place, it is no disgrace to stop at second, or even the third place.
There is no being of any race who, if he finds the proper guide, cannot attain to virtue.
Freedom is a possession of inestimable value.
The more laws, the less justice.
The name of peace is sweet, and the thing itself is beneficial, but there is a great difference between peace and servitude. Peace is freedom in tranquillity, servitude is the worst of all evils, to be resisted not only by war, but even by death.