Men first feel necessity, then look for utility, next attend to comfort, still later amuse themselves with pleasure, thence grow dissolute in luxury, and finally go mad and waste their substance.
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Wherever a people has grown savage in arms so that human laws have no longer any place among it, the only powerful means of reducing it is religion.
Common sense is a judgement formulated without being though of, shared by an entire class, an entire nation, or by humanity in its entirety.
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