The mind becomes accustomed to things by the habitual sight of them, and neither wonders nor inquires about the reasons for things it sees all the time.
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.
The strictest law often causes the most serious wrong.
The long time to come when I shall not exist has more effect on me than this short present time, which nevertheless seems endless.