We feel public misfortunes just so far as they affect our private circumstances, and nothing of this nature appeals more directly to us than the loss of money.
Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
Nature has ordained that the man who is pleading his own cause before a large audience, will be more readily listened to than he who has no object in view other than the public benefit.
Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature, are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond.
Such is the nature of crowds: either they are humble and servile or arrogant and dominating. They are incapable of making moderate use of freedom, which is the middle course, or of keeping it.
Many things complicated by nature are restored by reason.