There are only two kinds of men: the righteous who think they are sinners and the sinners who think they are righteous.
All man's miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone.
The sensibility of man to trifles and his insensibility to great things indicates a strange inversion.
Reason never wholly overcomes imagination, while the contrary is quite common.
Descartes useless and unnecessary.
All things can be deadly to us, even the things made to serve us; as in nature walls can kill us, and stairs can kill us, if we do not walk circumspectly.