Marriage is the most natural state of man, and... the state in which you will find solid happiness.
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There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion.
Fatigue is the best pillow.
Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
Where there's marriage without love, there will be love without marriage.
I will govern my life and thoughts as if the whole world were to see the one and read the other, for what does it signify to make anything a secret to my neighbor, when to God, who is the searcher of our hearts, all our privacies are open?
If we don't succeed, we run the risk of failure.
To teach how to live without certainty and yet without being paralysed by hesitation is perhaps the chief thing that philosophy, in our age, can do for those who study it.
A certificate of live birth is not the same thing by any stretch of the imagination as a birth certificate.
I know of only one duty, and that is to love.
Teach us to care and not to care. Teach us to sit still.
In religion as in politics it so happens that we have less charity for those who believe half our creed, than for those who deny the whole of it.
Suffering by nature or chance never seems so painful as suffering inflicted on us by the arbitrary will of another.
These endless legal challenges that define elections in New York are a joke in this country, and they are the reason why it is so expensive, or one of the reasons, it's so expensive to run here and why so many people decide not to run.
All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.