God has many names, though He is only one Being.
The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
One swallow does not make a summer.
The greatest crimes are caused by surfeit, not by want.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Life is full of chances and changes, and the most prosperous of men may...meet with great misfortunes.
Most people would rather give than get affection.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends.
Character is that which reveals moral purpose, exposing the class of things a man chooses or avoids
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
Revolutions are not trifles, but spring from trifles.
Humour is the only test of gravity, and gravity of humour, for a subject which will not bear raillery is suspicious, and a jest which will not bear serious examination is false wit.
While those whom devotion to abstract discussions has rendered unobservant of the facts are too ready to dogmatize on the basis of a few observations.