Quotes for: thing
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Beauty is no quality in things themselves : It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them ; and each mind perceives a different beauty.
"Know yourself" is the whole of science. Only at the end of the perception of all things will man have recognized himself. For things are only the borders of man.
The order and connection of the thought is identical to with the order and connection of the things.
In great affairs men show themselves as they wish to be seen; in small things they show themselves as they are.
Happiness is in the taste, and not in the things themselves; we are happy from possessing what we like, not from possessing what others like.
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