The person is always happy who is in the presence of something they cannot know in full. A person as advanced far in the study of morals who has mastered the difference between pride and vanity.
There is a melancholy that stems from greatness.
Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
Man may aspire to virtue, but he cannot reasonably aspire to truth.
Living is a sickness to which sleep provides relief every sixteen hours. It's a palliative. The remedy is death.
Swallow a toad in the morning and you will encounter nothing more disgusting the rest of the day.