It is strong proof of men knowing things before birth, that when mere children they grasp innumerable facts with such speed as to show that they are not then taking them in for the first time, but are remembering and recalling them.
According to the law of nature it is only fair that no one should become richer through damages and injuries suffered by another.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.
We forget our pleasures, we remember our sufferings.
To live is to think.
The false is nothing but an imitation of the true.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
Did not he, then, who, if he had died at that time, would have died in all his glory, owe all the great and terrible misfortunes into which he subsequently fell to the prolongation of his life at that time?