I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people.
Nothing doth worse become a man (I will not say a Christian man) than war.
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
What is popularly called fame is nothing but an empty name and a legacy from paganism.
The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.