Another occupation might have been better.
The man who has ceased to fear has ceased to care.
The deadliest foe to virtue would be complete self-knowledge.
The one self-knowledge worth having is to know one's own mind.
Eclecticism - every truth is so true that any truth must be false.
There are persons who, when they cease to shock us, cease to interest us.
The secret of happiness is to admire without desiring. And that is not happiness.
The world is the best of all possible worlds, and everything in it is a necessary evil.
There are those who so dislike the nude that they find something indecent in the naked truth.
The mood in which my book was conceived and executed, was in fact to some extent a passing one.