Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
A free man thinks of death least of all things; and his wisdom is a meditation not of death but of life.
Truth is a standard both of itself and of falsity
Peace is not the absence of war, it is a virtue, a state of mind, a disposition of benevolence, confidence, justice.
He who seeks equality between unequals seeks an absurdity.
Philosophers conceive of the passions which harass us as vices into which men fall by their own fault, and, therefore, generally deride, bewail, or blame them, or execrate them, if they wish to seem unusually pious.
All laws which can be broken without any injury to another, are counted but a laughing-stock, and are so far from bridling the desires and lusts of men, that on the contrary they stimulate them.
A definition, if it is to be called perfect, must explain the inmost essence of a thing, and must take care not to substitute for this any of its properties.
On the Improvement of the Understanding