Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
God is the indwelling and not the transient cause of all things.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
Desire is the essence of a man.
Hatred is increased by being reciprocated, and can on the other hand be destroyed by love. Hatred which is completely vanquished by love, passes into love; and love is thereupon greater, than if hatred had not preceded it.