A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
Quote by Seneca
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
That grief is light which can take counsel.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Successful and fortunate crime is called virtue.
Life's like a play; it's not the length but the excellence of the acting that...
The courts of kings are full of men, empty of friends.
The great blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach; but we shut...
No man is free who is a slave to the flesh
The greater part of progress is the desire for progress
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
We should every night call ourselves to an account: what infirmity have I mastered today?...
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end.
We live not according to reason, but according to fashion
The whole world is my native land
Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our imagination...
It is another's fault if he be ungrateful, but it is mine if I do...
Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.
Death, old captain, it is time, let us raise anchor!
Since every death diminishes us a little, we grieve - not so much for the...
I must confess that I am interested in leisure in the same way that a...