They who say that we should love our fellow-citizens but not foreigners, destroy the universal brotherhood of mankind, with which benevolence and justice would perish forever.
The absolute good is not a matter of opinion but of nature.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
True nobility is exempt from fear.
Every man's reputation proceeds from those of his own household.
Diseases of the soul are more dangerous and more numerous than those of the body.