The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful.
Let us read with method, and propose to ourselves an end to which our studies may point. The use of reading is to aid us in thinking.
The laws of probability, so true in general, so fallacious in particular.
The pathetic almost always consists in the detail of little events.
I never make the mistake of arguing with people for whose opinions I have no respect.
Revenge is profitable, gratitude is expensive.