All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the object to which we are attached by love.
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
Happiness is a virtue, not its reward.
He alone is free who lives with free consent under the entire guidance of reason.
I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.
Only that thing is free which exists by the necessities of its own nature, and is determined in its actions by itself alone.
The highest activity a human being can attain is learning for understanding, because to understand is to be free.
There is no hope unmingled with fear, and no fear unmingled with hope.
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious.