Evil draws men together.
Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity.
Both oligarch and tyrant mistrust the people, and therefore deprive them of their arms.
No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
Suffering becomes beautiful when anyone bears great calamities with cheerfulness, not through insensibility but through greatness of mind.
Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.