The beautiful souls are they that are unniversal, open, and ready for all things.
The most beautiful lives, to my mind,are those that conform to the common human pattern, with order, but without miracle, and without eccentricity.
If I had even the slightest grasp upon my own faculties, I would not make essays, I would make decisions.
How many condemnations I have witnessed more criminal than the crime!
Ambition is not a vice of little people.
The most fruitful and natural exercise for our minds is, in my opinion, conversation.