Rarely affirm, seldom deny, always distinguish.
Most men seem to live according to sense rather than reason.
Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.
The Study of philosophy is not that we may know what men have thought, but what the truth of things is.
Better to illuminate than merely to shine to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
Fear is such a powerful emotion for humans that when we allow it to take us over, it drives compassion right out of our hearts.
To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.
The soul is like an uninhabited world that comes to life only when God lays His head against us.
For those with faith, no evidence is necessary, for those without it, no evidence will suffice.
Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.
It is necessary for the perfection of human society that there should be men who devote their lives to contemplation.
There would not be a perfect likeness of God in the universe if all things were of one grade of being.
Knowledge depends on the mode of the knower, for what is known is in the knower according to the measure of his mode.
If you are looking for the way by which you should go, take Christ, because he himself is the way.
Our manner of knowing is so weak that no philosopher could perfectly investigate the nature of even one little fly.
Justice without mercy is cruelty, mercy without justice is dissolution.
Wonder is the desire of knowledge.
The things that we love tell us what we are.
If you have one true friend you have more than your share.
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
Friendship is the source of the greatest pleasures, and without friends even the most agreeable pursuits become tedious.