He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
Wit is educated insolence.
The soul never thinks without a picture.
Now the proofs furnished by the speech are of three kinds. The first depends upon the moral character of the speaker, the second upon putting the hearer into a certain frame of mind, the third upon the speech itself, in so far as it proves or seems to prove.
Actions which produce [virtue] are those which increase it, and also, if differently performed, destroy it.
In making a speech one must study three points: first, the means of producing persuasion; second, the language; third the proper arrangement of the various parts of the speech.