It is just that we should be grateful, not only to those with whose views we may agree, but also to those who have expressed more superficial views; for these also contributed something, by developing before us the powers of thought.
The eyes of some persons are large, others small, and others of a moderate size; the last-mentioned are the best. And some eyes are projecting, some deep-set, and some moderate, and those which are deep-set have the most acute vision in all animals; the middle position is a sign of the best disposition.
It is not once nor twice but times without number that the same ideas make their appearance in the world.
I say that habit's but a long practice, friend, and this becomes men's nature in the end.
Consider pleasures as they depart not as they come.
All paid jobs absorb and degrade the mind.