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.
Men seek rest in a struggle against difficulties; and when they have conquered these, rest becomes insufferable.
The state of man is inconstancy, ennui, anxiety.
The law required what it could not give. Grace gives that which it requires.
Opinion is, as it were, the queen of the world, but force is its tyrant.
Is it courage in a dying man to go, in weakness and in agony, to affront an almighty and eternal God?
All this visible world is but an imperceptible point in the ample bosom of nature.
Who knows if this other half of life where we think we’re awake is not another sleep a little different from the first.
Those we call the ancients were really new in everything.