Everyone ought to worship God according to his own inclinations, and not to be constrained by force.
Would that the Roman people had a single neck to cut off their head.
Men generally believe what they wish.
Gaius Julius Caesar
All is flux, nothing stays still.
You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.
If there is some end of the things we do, which we desire for its own sake, clearly this must be the good. Will not knowledge of it, then, have a great influence on life? Shall we not, like archers who have a mark to aim at, be more likely to hit upon what we should? If so, we must try, in outline at least, to determine what it is. (I.1094a18)