A feeble body weakens the mind.
Whoever blushes is already guilty; true innocence is ashamed of nothing.
Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.
General and abstract ideas are the source of the greatest errors of mankind.
Happiness: a good bank account, a good cook, and a good digestion.
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
The person who has lived the most is not the one with the most years, but the one with the richest experiences.
Watch a cat when it enters a room for the first time. It searches and smells about, it is not quiet for a moment, it trusts nothing until it has examined and made acquaintance with everything.