To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
Do not have evil-doers for friends, do not have low people for friends: have virtuous people for friends, have for friends the best of men.
One's friends are that part of the human race with which one can be human.
The love of all-inclusiveness is as dangerous in philosophy as in art.
To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.