A great reserve and severity of manners are necessary for the command of those who are older than ourselves.
Skepticism is a virtue in history as well as in philosophy. Napoleon Bonap
The only conquests that are permanent and leave no regrets are our conquests over ourselves.
The division of labor, which has brought such perfection in mechanical industries, is altogether fatal when applied to productions of the mind. All work of the mind is superior inproportion as the mind that produces it is universal.
It is not necessary to prohibit or encourage oddities of conduct which are not harmful.