Love is a serious mental disease.
Life must be lived as play.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Philosophy is the highest music.
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Death is not the worst that can happen to men.
A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good.
No one is a friend to his friend who does not love in return.
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
It is only the dead who have seen the end of war.
There is no harm in repeating a good thing.
Democracy... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder; and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike.
Honesty is for the most part less profitable than dishonesty.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
Your silence gives consent.
He was a wise man who invented beer.
I have hardly ever known a mathematician who was capable of reasoning.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
I shall assume that your silence gives consent.
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty.
The measure of a man is what he does with power.
One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.
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.