Nothing endears so much a friend as sorrow for his death. The pleasure of his company has not so powerful an influence.
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Truth springs from argument amongst friends.
Beauty in things exists in the mind which contemplates them.
Every wise, just, and mild government, by rendering the condition of its subjects easy and secure, will always abound most in people, as well as in commodities and riches.
Heaven and hell suppose two distinct species of men, the good and the bad. But the greatest part of mankind float betwixt vice and virtue.
Scholastic learning and polemical divinity retarded the growth of all true knowledge.
A purpose, an intention, a design, strikes everywhere even the careless, the most stupid thinker.
A man acquainted with history may, in some respect, be said to have lived from the beginning of the world, and to have been making continual additions to his stock of knowledge in every century.
Men often act knowingly against their interest.
Philosophy would render us entirely Pyrrhonian, were not nature too strong for it.
Human Nature is the only science of man and yet has been hitherto the most neglected.
The system is that there is no system. That doesn't mean we don't have process. Apple is a very disciplined company, and we have great processes. But that's not what it's about. Process makes you more efficient.
The violence betwen women is unbelievable. Women try to make each other crawl so that their knees are bleeding.
Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.
A man of great common sense and good taste - meaning thereby a man without originality or moral courage.
To be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who would cheat on his wife.
Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one
I was bold in the pursuit of knowledge, never fearing to follow truth and reason to whatever results they led, and bearding every authority which stood in their way.
There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.