There is no crueler tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of law and in the name of justice.
The incomparable stupidity of life teaches us to love our parents divine philosophy teaches us to forgive them.
It is not the young people that degenerate they are not spoiled till those of mature age are already sunk into corruption.
Author A fool who, not content with having bored those who have lived with him, insists on tormenting generations to come.
There is no one, says another, whom fortune does not visit once in his life; but when she does not find him ready to receive her, she walks in at the door, and flies out at the window.
If one only wished to be happy, this could be easily accomplished; but we wish to be happier that other people, and this is always difficult, for we believe others to be happier than they are.