Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need
Work is often the father of pleasure.
Work saves us from three great evils: boredom, vice and need.
How inexpressible is the meanness of being a hypocrite! how horrible is it to be a mischievous and malignant hypocrite.
Rest is a good thing, but boredom is its brother.
When he who hears does not know what he who speaks means, and when he who speaks does not know what he himself means, that is philosophy
When he to whom one speaks does not understand, and he who speaks himself does not understand, that is metaphysics
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong
Prejudices are what fools use for reason.
Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity
Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination
To believe in God is impossible - to not believe in Him is absurd
I should stop myself from dying if a good joke or a good idea occurred to me
Opinion has caused more trouble on this little earth than plagues or earthquakes.