There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.
In this theater of man's life, it is reserved only for God and angels to be lookers-on.
Begin thus from the first act, and proceed; and, in conclusion, at the ill which thou hast done, be troubled, and rejoice for the good.
A thought is an idea in transit.
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.
Truth is so great a perfection, that if God would render himself visible to men, he would choose light for his body and truth for his soul
As soon as laws are necessary for men, they are no longer fit for freedom.
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.