Generally speaking, the errors in religion are dangerous; those in philosophy only ridiculous.
Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
He is happy whom circumstances suit his temper; but he Is more excellent who suits his temper to any circumstance.
He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances
Though men of delicate taste be rare, they are easily to be distinguished in society by the soundness of their understanding, and the superiority of their faculties above the rest of mankind.
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.