The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Knowledge is of two kinds; we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them little.
Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.
I am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
It is better that some should be unhappy rather than that none should be happy, which would be the case in a general state of equality.