Where it is in our power to act, it is also in our power to not act.
Money was established for exchange, but interest causes it to be reproduced by itself. Therefore this way of earning money is greatly in conflict with the natural law.
Happiness is something final and complete in itself, as being the aim and end of all practical activities whatever .... Happiness then we define as the active exercise of the mind in conformity with perfect goodness or virtue.
Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.
... a science must deal with a subject and its properties.