"One always speaks badly when one has nothing to say."
"He looked on everything as imitation. The most original writers, he said, borrowed one from another. Boyardo has imitated Pulci, and Ariofio Boyardo.The instruction we find in books is like fire; we fetch it from our neighbour, kindle it as home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all."
"Love truth, but pardon error."
"Opinions have caused more ills than the plague or earthquakes on this little globe of ours."
"There are truths which are not for all men, nor for all times."
"Men will always be mad, and those who think they can cure them are the maddest of all."