Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric?… (read more)
Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the… (read more)
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I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.
Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.
I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are wise and very beautiful; but I have never read in… (read more)
I want my friend to miss me as long as I miss him.