Fear follows crime, and is its punishment.
In the midst of all the doubts which we have discussed for four thousand years in for thousand ways, the safest course is to do nothing against one\'s conscience. With this secret, we can enjoy life and have no fear from death.
Love truth, and pardon error.
It is not known precisely where angels dwell - whether in the air, the void, or the planets. It has not been God's pleasure that we should be informed of their abode.
The multitude of books is making us ignorant.
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
He is a hard man who is only just, and a sad one who is only wise.
Men are equal; it is not birth but virtue that makes the difference
Injustice in the end produces independence.
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
History consists of a series of accumulated imaginative inventions.
History is filled with the sound of silken slippers going downstairs and wooden shoes coming up.
History is the recital of facts represented as true. Fable, on the other hand, is the recital of facts represented as fiction. The history of man's ideas is nothing more than the chronicle of human error.
All men have equal rights to liberty, to their property, and to the protection of the laws