Space is to place as eternity is to time.
Our worries always come from our weaknesses.
Without duty, life is sort of boneless; it cannot hold itself together.
It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.
They are like the clue in the labyrinth, or the compass in the night.
Tenderness is the repose of Passion.
Agriculture engenders good sense, and good sense of an excellent kind.
When one has too great a dread of what is impending, one feels some relief when the trouble has come
Mediocrity is excellent to the eyes of mediocre people.
Tenderness is the rest of passion.
Old age deprives the intelligent man only of qualities useless to wisdom.
The ways suited to confidence are familiar to me, but not those that are suited to familiarity.