Nam eloquentiam quae admirationem non habet nullam iudico
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature.
If we are not ashamed to think it, we should not be ashamed to say it.
I would rather err with Plato than think rightly with these (Pythagoreans)
n the face of a true friend a man sees as it were a second self……
If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff
The cultivation of the mind is a kind of food supplied for the soul of man
You will be as much value to others as you have been to yourself.
Without the hope of immortality no one would ever face death for his country
I prefer the most unfair peace to the most righteous war.
No one was ever great without some portion of divine inspiration
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason.
Let us not go over the old ground, let us rather prepare for what is to come
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes do nothing