It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence
Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
In a democracy the poor will have more power than the rich, because there are more of them, and the will of the majority is supreme.
Praise invariably implies a reference to a higher standard.
One swallow does not make a spring, nor does one fine day
We make war that we may live in peace.
The aim of the wise is not to secure pleasure, but to avoid pain.
Anybody can become angry - that is easy; but to be angry with the right person, and to the right degree, and at the right time, and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy.
The mother of revolution and crime is poverty.
Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.