Freedom is to depend only on the law and not on men's whims.
The pursuit of pleasure must be the goal of every rational person.
I hold firmly to my original views. After all I am a philosopher.
Secret griefs are more cruel than public calamities.
Neither the Choice of his Friends, nor that of his Dishes, was the Result of Pride or Ostentation. He took Delight in appearing to be, what he actually was, and not in seeming to be what he was not; and by that Means, got a greater real Character than he actually aim'd at.
Fools admire everything in an author of reputation.