A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those…
Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of...
The harvest of old age is the recollection and abundance of blessing previously secured.
Any man is liable to err, only a fool persists in error.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the...
If I err in my belief that the souls of men are immortal, I err...
Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.
Men do not realize how great a revenue economy is
The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
What one has, one ought to use: and whatever he does he should do with...
A man of courage is also full of faith.
Old age: the crown of life, our play's last act.
Old age has been charged with being insensible to pleasure and to enjoyments arising from...
He only employs his passion who can make no use of his reason.
Love is the attempt to form a friendship inspired by beauty
In a disordered mind, as in a disordered body, soundness of health is impossible.
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
It is the peculiar quality of a fool to perceive the faults of others and...
He does not seem to me to be a free man who does not sometimes...