Love has no age as it is always renewing itself.
If you want to be a real seeker of truth, you need to, at least once in your lifetime, doubt in, as much as it’s possible, in everything.
Our true dignity consists — in thought. Thence we must derive our elevation, not from space or duration. Let us endeavor then to think well; this is the principle of morals.
Justice is as much a matter of fashion as charm is.
Those we call the ancients were really new in everything.
Who knows if this other half of life where we think we’re awake is not another sleep a little different from the first.
All this visible world is but an imperceptible point in the ample bosom of nature.
Opinion is, as it were, the queen of the world, but force is its tyrant.
The law required what it could not give. Grace gives that which it requires.
The state of man is inconstancy, ennui, anxiety.
Men seek rest in a struggle against difficulties; and when they have conquered these, rest becomes insufferable.
It is the conduct of God, who disposes all things kindly, to put religion into the mind by reason, and into the heart by grace.