Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.
The beginning is the most important part of the work.
Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Life must be lived as play.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven's blessings.
It is a common saying, and in everybody's mouth, that life is but a sojourn.
At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet.
Whatever deceives men seems to produce a magical enchantment.
The madness of love is the greatest of heaven’s blessings.
I fast for greater physical and mental efficiency.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark. The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.