Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
Where there are things to be done the end is not to survey and recognize the various things, but rather to do them...
When people are friends, they have no need of justice, but when they are just, they do need friendship in addition; and in the realm of the just things, the most just seems to be what involves friendship.
The least deviation from truth will be multiplied later.
Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form, but with regard to their mode of life.