Justice is the first virtue of those who command, and stops the complaints of those who obey.
It is very important not to mistake hemlock for parsley, but to believe or not believe in God is not important at all.
It is said that desire is a product of the will, but the converse is in fact true: will is a product of desire.
No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings.
Gratitude is a burden, and every burden is made to be shaken off.
Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs.