Love is a serious mental disease.
Life must be lived as play.
Philosophy is the highest music.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
Your silence gives consent.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war.
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
He was a wise man who invented beer.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.