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My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake.
[Friendship]
 

Nature does nothing uselessly.
 

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
[Insanity]
 

No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness.
 

No notice is taken of a little evil, but when it increases it strikes the eye.
 

No one loves the man whom he fears.
[Fear]
 

No one will dare maintain that it is better to do injustice than to bear it.
[Injustice]
 

No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world.
 

Of all the varieties of virtues, liberalism is the most beloved.
 

One swallow does not make a summer.
 

Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
 

Patience is so like fortitude that she seems either her sister or her daughter.
[Patience]
 

Perfect friendship is the friendship of men who are good, and alike in excellence; for these wish well alike to each other qua good, and they are good in themselves.
 

Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
 

Philosophy is the science which considers truth.
[Philosophy]
 

Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
[Piety]
 

Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
[Truth]
 

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.
 

Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
 

Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness.
 


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