A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
Solitude shows us what should be; society shows us what we are.
Faith makes all evil good to us, and all good better; unbelief makes all good evil, and all evil worse. Faith laughs at the shaking of the spear; unbelief trembles at the shaking of a leaf.
Examples is more forcible than precept. People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
People look at my six days in the week to see what I mean on the seventh.
Virtue consisted in avoiding scandal and venereal disease.