Nature flies from the infinite, for the infinite is unending or imperfect, and Nature ever seeks amend.
He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
Misfortune shows those who are not really friends
Time crumbles things; everything grows old under the power of Time and is forgotten through the lapse of Time.
Happiness, whether consisting in pleasure or virtue, or both, is more often found with those who are highly cultivated in their minds and in their character, and have only a moderate share of external goods, than among those who possess external goods to a useless extent but are deficient in higher qualities