A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two
Quote by Seneca
Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes...
If you wish to be loved, love
Whatever is to make us better and happy, God has placed either openly before us...
Those whom true love has held, it will go on holding.
He is most powerful who has power over himself
There is no genius free from some tincture of madness
Friendship always benefits; love sometimes injures.
Fidelity that is bought with money may be overcome with money
A kingdom founded on injustice never lasts.
Vice may be learnt, even without a teacher
He who boasts of his ancestry praises the merits of another
True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong.
The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity.
To forgive all is as inhuman as to forgive none
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
Leisure without literature is death and burial alive.
He who has great power should use it lightly.
The true felicity of life is to be free from anxieties and perturbations; to understand...
He who has no wish to be happier is the happiest of men.
The secret of happiness is not in doing what one likes, but in liking what...